Blog Archives

Spontaneous Combustion at First Tabernacle, DC

                                                                                           

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in African American Judaism, Faith, Family and Friends, Feeding the Hungry, Fighting Poverty, Friends, Hunger, I BLOG, Justice, Uncategorized

Love Snail Mail. Love My Post Office.

I am having trouble throwing away a used envelope. It sits on my kitchen counter and I keep picking it up and examining the wavy lines that run across the face of Lady Liberty, announcing that the letter was mailed

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Family and Friends, I BLOG, Uncategorized, Writing

Love’s Ways to Grace

Love as joy can keep us living fully, right up to our fingertips, till the end of our days.  Or, perversely, love, clouded by fear of loss, can make us shut down our capacity for life too soon as we

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Faith, Family and Friends, Grace, I BLOG, Merton, Uncategorized

A Cup o’ Kindness for 2012

Two tickets to “A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor live at the Neil S. Blaisdell Concert Hall” – a date night gift from our children for Christmas. Listening to the woebegone musings of Garrison Keillor as he walked the

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Civil Unions Hawaii, Family and Friends, I BLOG, New Year's Eve 2011 Honolulu, Uncategorized

Happy Birthday, John Frederick Webster!

Let sense be numb, let flesh retire; Speak through the earthquake, wind, and fire, O still, small voice of calm!  On this day, I celebrate my beloved husband’s Quaker roots: the sitting and waiting for the “still, small voice of

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Faith, Family and Friends, Grace, I BLOG, Peace, Poetry, Quakers, Uncategorized

Deaf

What a sad, sad, parade of powerful men making the news. Their predatory behavior is damning enough. But the behavior of each one also speaks to a spiritual and emotional deafness to those in whose midst each man built his

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Business and Justice, Family and Friends, I BLOG, Politicians and their Lies, Uncategorized, US Bishops

Let Love Prevail

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.   John 1:4-8 Connie Florez is the founder and CEO of Hula Girl Productions and the director/producer of several award-winning films that perpetuate the stories of the past through

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Catholics and Culture, Christian Politicians, Equality and Faith, Family and Friends, I BLOG, LGBT Catholics Hawaii, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

Aloha. “Do not turn your back on your own.”

. . . Share your bread with the hungry, shelter the oppressed and the homeless; clothe the naked when you see them, and do not turn your back on your own. Then your light shall break forth like the dawn.    

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Aloha, Business and Justice, Catholics and Culture, Civic Square, Equality and Faith, Family and Friends, Governing, I BLOG, Justice, LGBT Catholics Hawaii, LGBT Families, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

LGBT Families in HI ask “Can you see me now?”

Faith asks a great deal of us. We are expected to see what is not necessarily visible and hear and understand that which is ineffable. That capacity to see and hear with both faith and conscience lies at the heart

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Equality and Faith, Family and Friends, I BLOG, Justice, LGBT Catholics Hawaii, LGBT Families, Politics and Religion, Straight Catholics Hawaii, Uncategorized

MLK Revisited: End the Injustice of “For Heterosexuals Only”

Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King challenged America to “stand up for freedom together.” He called for an end to the assault on the dignity and rights of black citizens that the signs “For Whites Only” represented. Today

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Equality and Faith, Family and Friends, I BLOG, Justice, LGBT Catholics Hawaii, Politics and Religion, Uncategorized

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 545 other followers

Voting a Sign of Media Literacy
I Voted