Category Archives: Human-ness

One and Many

An addendum to the post: Grace, dominoes cascading Like the threads of a tapestry, our lives weave into one another’s. Interactions as casual as the farmer’s market or gas station or those more intimate like neighbors, friends, family and work … Continue reading

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Grace: dominoes cascading

A year ago today, my dear friend, Grace, fell in her apartment building and broke her pelvis. She was 87. She lay stoic where she fell, right by the elevator and the side entrance to the independent elderly apartment building. … Continue reading

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The Innocence of a Child

The image of a newborn baby laid in a manger is a striking one. It is one of innocence. I am struck at Christmas by the innocence of Christ’s untouched young mother, the faith of the man that would become … Continue reading

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“We hold these truths to be self-evident …”

The United States has been at several forks in the road of ethics and choice over its less than three century existence, but all of them began with the creation of this nation. In four weeks, Donald Trump will be … Continue reading

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Nobody knows where this is going

My nights are filled with the dreams of others, psychic and empathic currents of the human psyche. Immigrant mothers and children worried about their future, families wondering who will be forced to leave. Black and brown people restlessly toss and … Continue reading

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