Every Home a Sanctuary


I recently published this on the New Buddhist Methodist Church site. Thought I’d publish it here, too: The Quakers sent me a neat poster this week with the words, “Sanctuary Everywhere.” Made me think I wanted to hang it in …

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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate


I was very surprised. I actually got inspired about politics recently, just by reading Al Franken’s  new book.  His book inspired me such that I might even attend a city council  meeting.  (How inspired and crazy is that?) But first, …

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7 Things to Do Now that Trump Will Be President


Yes, of course, we are stunned, dumbstruck, incredulous, heartbroken. But what on earth can we do about it?  Here are seven “first responder” suggestions, to begin to heal: We can go ahead, bitch, moan, complain, tear out our hair, even …

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Should Monks and Nuns Vote for Hillary or Donald?


“ Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy – Ernest Benn Yes, we monks and nuns will probably vote for one or the other, (more …

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