Deconstructing Thanksgiving 2020

Too lofty a title? I just want to talk about how Thanksgiving went for us this year. And, curious how it went for you. One aspect I imagine we all share: this Thanksgiving, 2020, was different from any we’ve had … Read More

Treating Racism Like CoVid-19: Step Four

Subtitle: While introducing you to the new man in our life. Remember this poster? Under the BLACK LIVES MATTER headline, it reads, TREAT RACISM LIKE COVID-19 and she gives us four steps to do this. So, far, I’ve gotten three … Read More

A New Look at Thanksgiving: the strange ritual we pull off each year

It really is a strange ritual we pull off each year. We mean well, with this Thanksgiving of ours, but intention only carries so far. The Thanksgiving myth, you know, is a fiction. A nice fiction, a Norman Rockwell fiction, … Read More

Understanding Ash Wednesday: From the Protestant Reformation to Mardi Gras

I set out wanting to better understand a holiday that is celebrated in my own backyard, yet is one I know very little about: Ash Wednesday In the process I found myself thinking once again about the the churches I … Read More

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