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In Good Company

Fifth Wednesday I met with my women’s group this morning, as I do every Wednesday. Each week we read and meditate daily on one psalm, then we gather to discuss it. In the process, we share our lives. As we … Continue reading

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First Thursday of Lent/Feb 26

Psalm 3 (NRSV) “O Lord, how many are my foes!
Many are rising against me; many are saying to me,
“There is no help for you in God.” Selah But you, O Lord, are a shield around me,
my glory, and the one … Continue reading

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What’s Love Got to Do With It? Part 1

Recently I led a group of teens and preteens through a 3-week session on sexuality.  Yikes, right?  We were going through Proverbs and landed on Proverbs 5, which is mostly about adultery and the perils of following temptation.  All well … Continue reading

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Soul Mates and other Modern Myths

The cover of “O” magazine recently featured an article titled, “Real Love: Are You With Your Soul Mate?”  According to the article, 69% of us believe that everyone has a soul mate.  What this term means is a little vague, … Continue reading

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Love, etc.

There’s a new movie out about Love that I can’t wait to see. No, it’s not Crazy, Stupid, Love, although I want to see that one too.  It’s called Love, etc.  Seems to be a documentary looking at love across … Continue reading

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Paris by Moonlight

I saw Woody Allen’s new film “Moonlight in Paris” last night.  It’s a brioche of a movie.  You know a brioche, oui?  Full of air, light, puffy… and irresistable.  I was charmed, as I was meant to be, by Paris … Continue reading

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A Royal Wedding

I was mesmerized, along with half the world, as William and Catherine said their vows last month.  I had just visited Westminster Abbey the month before so I couldn’t wait to see how they’d transformed the church. I expected to … Continue reading

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Unholy sex

I’ve written a lot about sex being holy and sacred, but is it ever unholy? Most definitely.  Anytime it’s coerced, manipulated, or forced.  Anytime it’s used as power over another, either by men or women.  When God’s gift is squandered … Continue reading

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Truth or Dare?

“If you could relive one part of your life, which part would you choose, and why?” This was one of the questions that stumped me and made me pick a Dare at our recent girls night out.  (yes, we were … Continue reading

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