Monthly Archives: March 2011

“Yes”

A very young woman, promised in marriage to a working class guy, gets a visit from an other-worldly being who says that she will bear God’s child. She wonders how she will become pregnant since she’s a virgin, but this … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me What to Do

Yes, I was a willful child. I could tell you stories of resisting suggestions, needing to have it my way, or insisting I do something without help. Even though I am sure it appeared as if I could use a … Continue reading

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Credo

A few nights ago, at a gathering of journeying souls, I read my own creed aloud. Like coming out, it‘s a way of committing to myself. Only 6 months before, after many preceding months of thought and questions, I felt … Continue reading

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Poverty and Riches

I greeted a dear friend last night as we sat down for dinner, and her first question was, “Did you buy a new scarf, or have you broken with tradition?” She recalled how I have so often come to our … Continue reading

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