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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 32)–The richness of being hand-to-mouth

A roof over my head and food on my plate. Yesterday, completely by happenstance, I got the chance to meet someone a little better. I’d just dropped my third grade daughter at the church for her regular choir practice, and was … Continue reading

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Can you do without it?

I’ve noticed in the past few weeks reports that we (or at least some of us) may be moving rapidly towards a cashless society. Don’t panic: the intention is not to do without money, far from it. Sweden’s plans are … Continue reading

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Oh, what a night?

They said it was not a normal night. It surely was not. I do not go out to feed homeless people normally. When some church friends had asked if I would volunteer to do the Grate Patrol, I said yes … Continue reading

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