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Earthquake

Just before 2:00 pm yesterday, I heard something rattling in my house. I looked around for a bird pecking on a window and realized a framed childhood picture of my mother was rattling. I had never heard it make a … Continue reading

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Ordination of GLBT people

I was ordained to the ministry in the Presbyterian church twenty nine years ago. At the time, I was living in Greensboro with my partner Katherine and working two jobs, as a campus minister at UNC Greensboro and as the … Continue reading

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Brand Aid

My friends Lisa Richey and Stefano Ponte were in the Triangle this week promoting their new book, BRAND AID: Shopping Well to Save the World. They are both scholars in African policy, Lisa in health policy and Stefano in development … Continue reading

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Labyrinth

I’ve been trying to move more slowly this week. Perhaps that is my spiritual practice for this week we call Holy Week. I have been trying not to hurry and to take plenty of time for whatever I’m doing. Walking … Continue reading

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Feed Protesters in Madison

Want to help the protesters in Madison, WI?  Send food. I remember the joy we felt during the Obama campaign when gift pizzas started arriving at Faulkner and Gunther’s house in Durham. People who lived miles and miles away were … Continue reading

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Pauli Murray Exhibtion of Textiles

There was a great article in the Durham Herald Sun today about the RCWMS exhibition of textiles in honor of Pauli Murray.  Exhibition is up all of November at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Durham. Reception is Friday, Nov. 19, … Continue reading

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At the Dark End of the Street

You think you know the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Or do you? I attended a fabulous reading this evening by Danielle McGuire. She was reading from her new book, At the Dark End of the … Continue reading

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