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My interview on NPR

I was interviewed by Frank Stasio on The State of Things this week. In case you want to listen in, here’s the link.  They are calling the story, “Minister Helps Women Nourish Their Spirituality In and Out of the Church.” … Continue reading

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The New Pope

We all want to be hopeful about a new pope, but just because the guy likes to wear old shoes and cook his own food, that does not make him a progressive. He is flatly, publicly, actively, and historically against: … Continue reading

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There is a lovely pink crepe myrtle blooming outside my living room window. It is still young and began blooming a bit later than other myrtles around town. The city planted it in the little park next to my house. … Continue reading

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Ride, Sally Ride!

The news of Sally Ride’s death got me thinking about women in math and science. Dr. Ride was a great proponent of girls and women going into math and science. I’ve long felt a personal connection to the first woman … Continue reading

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Yellowbird Baking

I officiated at a wedding last weekend at Duke Gardens. The couple getting married couldn’t have asked for better weather in late June in North Carolina. It was breezy and pleasant outside in the late afternoon of their day. As … Continue reading

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Vote Against NC Amendment 1

North Carolina’s proposed Amendment 1 would harm NC families. There are nearly 89,000 people in NC living in domestic partnerships that don’t fall under the traditional definition of marriage. Amendment 1 would limit legally recognized domestic partnerships to one man … Continue reading

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Lent

Today is Ash Wednesday the first day of Lent, the forty-day period of preparation for Easter. (You remember the formula. Easter is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox. To find Ash Wednesday, just back … Continue reading

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