#TuesdayMeditation

Crossing the Boundaries

After Hurricane Katrina, I remember going into neighborhoods devastated by the storm … and going onto the land on which people, now gone, had walked and lived. It was eerie; in spite of it being the middle of the day,

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On Being Still

It is hard to be still sometimes.   We are in a turbulent time. For many, it feels as though there is no bottom to stand on, no solid ground. Rather, it feels like the unknown is hovering over us,

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On Being Still

It is hard to be still sometimes.   We are in a turbulent time. For many, it feels as though there is no bottom to stand on, no solid ground. Rather, it feels like the unknown is hovering over us,

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Understanding Cruelty in Spite of God

             Perhaps it is because of the way I was raised, but I think I have always believed that God being “good” meant that with God, or because of God, bad things were not supposed to happen to people who

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Understanding Cruelty in Spite of God

             Perhaps it is because of the way I was raised, but I think I have always believed that God being “good” meant that with God, or because of God, bad things were not supposed to happen to people who

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Living in the Spiritual “In-Between”

We in the West live in a bipolar world, or, rather, in a world which supports a bi-polar way of looking at things. Something is either “this” or “that.” It is either “right” or “wrong,” “left” or “right,” “good” or

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Living in the Spiritual “In-Between”

We in the West live in a bipolar world, or, rather, in a world which supports a bi-polar way of looking at things. Something is either “this” or “that.” It is either “right” or “wrong,” “left” or “right,” “good” or

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Fighting the Feeling of Hopelessness

    In a recent program on CNN, Lisa Ling, who hosts “This is Life,” interviewed people who were addicted to drugs. Some were black, others white, but all had the same struggle. I watched bits and pieces of the program

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Fighting the Feeling of Hopelessness

    In a recent program on CNN, Lisa Ling, who hosts “This is Life,” interviewed people who were addicted to drugs. Some were black, others white, but all had the same struggle. I watched bits and pieces of the program

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Yea, Though I Walk…

Some years ago, I heard a story about a young woman who was walking in Detroit in the wee hours of the morning, going to catch a bus to go home. She had just gotten off work.   It was

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