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Forty Years Ago

I often tell people that marriage is a lot like living in a war zone. I lived in the middle of a war zone once, in Southern Sudan, and experienced weeks days and weeks of normal, boring, everyday life—interspersed with moments of pure terror. Yeah, marriage is kind of like that: days and weeks…(Read More)

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The Face Of Poverty

In a rural part of my county, a couple was arrested eight miles down the road from my home for neglect of their three children, two teenagers, and a preteen. I wish I found news like this shocking. I deal with poverty in one way or another almost every day. What is different about this…(Read More)

Lessons from the garden

  This growing season celebrates the 15th Anniversary of the Compassion Garden at our Meetinghouse. This garden project will not last forever at Winchester Friends, but I am thankful for the years I’ve had and the lessons I’ve learned from urban gardening in the middle of Winchester, Indiana. This summer during my hours…(Read More)