Every Home a Sanctuary

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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

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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

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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?

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“ 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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