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In Awe of You | Minister’s Blog

As a child I recalled looking forward to going to particular places to enjoy certain things.  The amusement park near my Grandparents’ house in Massachusetts was where I would get to take all of my quarters and play skee ball.  The County Park near our … read more.

Attention | Minister’s Blog

A favorite author of my youth, Tom Robbins, wrote, “Once one pays some attention to something, then you begin to see evidence of it everywhere.”

To put it another way, from the Music Man, “There were bells on a hill but I never heard them ringing…Till … read more.


Have you ever been in that situation at work or at school or really, anywhere, when you see a circle of people and wonder if you are welcome in their circle?

It happened recently that I was sitting in such a circle. The next day I … read more.


The word expectation makes me nervous. It can be so happy and full, hopeful and bright. Or it can be the total opposite when the outcome does not match the expectation. Perhaps it is not surprising, as I speak and write about transparency and boundaries … read more.