Just a Couple of Things Your Pastor Has Dealt with in 2020

A moment ago, I finished the following for another purpose, but I thought some folks might like to read it. It's a very short list of more or less unique things clergy have faced this year. Teachers could probably relate to many of these items, but, even then, not in the same way. And teachers … Continue reading Just a Couple of Things Your Pastor Has Dealt with in 2020

Walking Honestly Through Holy Week in Pandemic

[Photo credit: Misha Friedman/Getty] April 9, 2020 Writing Group Essay, inspired by “Untitled,” by James Baldwin: Lord, when you send the rain, think about it, please, a little? Do not get carried away by the sound of falling water, the marvelous light on falling water. I am beneath that water. It falls with great force … Continue reading Walking Honestly Through Holy Week in Pandemic

Entry from our January 2020 Proprioceptive Writing Group

Inspired by this excerpt from “Exercises on Themes From Life,” by Alice Walker, read at the beginning of the our time together today: iv To keep up a passionate courtship with a tree one must be completely mad In the forest in the dark one night I lost my way. ————————————— Part One: My Love … Continue reading Entry from our January 2020 Proprioceptive Writing Group

Yelping Dog/Inner Castle

Proprioceptive writing inspired by Mending Wall, by Robert Frost Wall between and within, out-side and beyond. Our realities are laden with walls, not only keeping us in but keeping us together. Binding us. Preventing us. Connecting us in some paradoxical way. Sometimes I hate this, the barriers between this world and the next, defining this … Continue reading Yelping Dog/Inner Castle