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Repost: Friends

Reposted from March 11, 2024 When I was in high school I was not popular in any sense of the word. I didn’t have any friends. I was shy and quiet. I was also an introvert. All of which I … Continue reading

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Repost: It’s the Power and the Privilege

Reposted from February 20, 2024 If, then… If we want a beloved community, we must stand for justice, have recognition for difference without attaching privilege to difference. — bell hooks Do we want a beloved community? Then here’s what we … Continue reading

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In the Face of Violence

We must not have a violent response to violence.We can have an angry response to violence.We can have a fearful, even terrified, response to violence.We can have a response that is deepened by sorrow.We can curl up in a ball.We … Continue reading

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Repost: My Heart

Reposted from February 5, 2024 My Heart  For the holidays this year Bob gave each of us in our family a gemstone heart and a satchel to carry it in. He talked to us about the energy given and received … Continue reading

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Repost: For the Love of Music

Reposted from January 29, 2024 My first love was, and continues to be, music. My mom played a big role in helping develop this love by enrolling me in Mommy & Me keyboard lessons starting around age 4, and by … Continue reading

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Music Is Connection

Music is connection. Whether we’re sharing a song together, singing the songs of ourancestors or other communities, or crafting a solitary creation, music allows us to seedeeper, feel more, and open ourselves to connecting with one another. This pastweekend we … Continue reading

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Repost: How Could Anyone?

Reposted from January 15, 2024 The first time I heard the hymn “How Could Anyone” in our Sunday service, tears swelled in my heart and eyes. That continues to happen every time I hear it. The basic questions in the … Continue reading

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