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Today is the 3rd Sunday in Advent, the Sunday designated with the theme of Joy. This seems like a difficult time to speak of Joy. The condition of our country is confusing and distressing, leaving us all feeling a new level of vulnerability. The condition of the planet seems more imperiled every day because of…(Read More)


A meditation for Rachel But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. – Luke 2:19 To give birth is to know something of dying. To know the pathos of releasing a part of your own body and soul into its separate destiny, its separate journey toward death. To know that…(Read More)

Sweet Caroline

The sunbeams off the lake streamed through my sister’s veil, as she danced. Near sunset that kind of light is Rumplestiltskin, spinning everything into gold, and this evening did not disappoint. The watery light lit her dress, the twinkling decorations, the smiles on friends’ faces, and our father’s red-white hair. Very light…(Read More)