Monthly Archives: October 2010

A Week on the Road

I just spent a lovely week roadtripping around the Midwest.  I drove east from the Twin Cities across Wisconsin to Port Washington for a day, and then down to Cedarburg for another day.  From there, I drove down through Beloit, … Continue reading

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And Now We Wait

Hello, friends, I just wanted to give you a brief update with what little information I have regarding the court cases from the arrests back in July. The Wells Fargo Action group (those of us arrested in front of the … Continue reading

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Boats in the Western Sea

As the drum beats, steady as a heartbeat, it opens the doorway between the world we know and the world that knows us.  If I let it, the drum will teach me; I close my eyes. I stood on the … Continue reading

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Saving a Seat at the Welcome Table

Something I am learning about writing sermons is that, in order to preach authentically, I must write about where I am.  It does me no good to know where I want to go if I don’t start from where I am. So I need to … Continue reading

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On Being My Grandmother

It was never my intent to grow up to be just like my grandmother.  And I would not be so bold as to say that’s what happened.  But she is a pillar of strength and inspiration in my memory. My … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for Phyllis Dickinson Fairman

First, I’d like to thank the readers who offered such loving support back in August when I posted a eulogy for the passing of my grandmother, Phyllis Fairman.  I deeply appreciated your thoughtful words. If you would like to attend … Continue reading

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