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A Donkey Named Hosanna

January 15, 2019


I have been serving with the San Diego Walk to Emmaus for about 25 years now (I feel old just writing that sentence).  If you are unfamiliar with Walk to Emmaus, it is a three day retreat, essentially a three day short course in Christianity in which participants experience God’s grace and love through acts […]

You Never Know

November 19, 2018


Our family experienced an unexpected tragedy a few weeks ago when my brother in law, Rick, was killed when another boat collided with the fishing boat he was on.  One would not consider fishing to be a high-risk activity, and he had made this trip many times before.  It makes it shocking to have Rick, […]

Catching Up

September 21, 2018


I guess you wonder where I’ve been.  I search to find the love within.  Bobby Caldwell You can bend my ear.  We can talk all day.  But just make sure I’m around when you finally have something to say.  Toad the Wet Sprocket The wonder of it all, Baby.  Yeah, yeah, yeah.  Paul McCartney After […]

Wrapping Up the Year

December 20, 2017


“I guess you wonder where I’ve been. I search to find the love within.”  Bobby Caldwell “You can bend my ear.  We can talk all day.  Just make sure I’m around when you finally have something to say.”  Toad the Wet Sprocket “You can catch more flies with honey than you can with vinegar.”  Ruth […]

Reclaiming Our Humanity

December 6, 2015


I have been struggling this week with writing this post largely because I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to say in the wake of this most recent massacre.  Like so many others, I am deeply grieved over the shootings in San Bernardino this week.  I feel like there is much that I would say, […]

How to Train Your Husband

June 12, 2015


Now that I have your interest, let me start off by saying that you can’t train him, at least not directly.  There is an old cliché that says that “a woman marries a man expecting him to change and he doesn’t; a man marries a woman expecting that she won’t change, and she does.”  Old […]