Monthly Archives: August 2007
Yesterday I made a visit to a member of the church who turns 94 today. As I said goodbye we held hands as we always do and I spoke a prayer for her. Sitting there, I was overcome by the … Continue reading
There is a little collection of prayers by the Rev. Vivian Pomeroy, my predecessor at the church I currently serve. It was published by Beacon Press in 1955. The prayers are some of the best I’ve ever read, and I … Continue reading
Thank you, Jesus One of my favorite art purchases ever is this ex voto from Guatemala. I found it at my favorite gallery about 9 years ago. It’s a thank you note to God (or in this case Christ the … Continue reading
As an homage to Robert Putnam, we went on a family bowling outing Friday night. A good way to spend a rainy summer Friday, and a good reminder of the limits of social sciences. Last Sunday the Boston Globe reported … Continue reading
Jemez Mountains From librarianmer’s photo stream, because our rule is that the camera goes with the kid, and this trip didn’t include the kid.
Ever since I attended New Mexico Girl’s State, and especially since I moved away from New Mexico 12 years ago, when I return and take in the landscape I start to sing the state song in my head. Which is … Continue reading