Category Archives: friends

When the Saints go Marching in

It was a sunny summer day, and we were getting home from Vacation Bible School. I walked onto the slate porch, feeling the coolness of its shade, and into the sunny kitchen. There, on the table, my mother had left … Continue reading

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My community of care

A few weeks ago I was forced to endure an interrogation by my credit card company in order to activate my new card. I was nagged to put a second person on my account just in case, and was asked … Continue reading

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Stewards of the Mysteries of God

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. … But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will … Continue reading

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Being Beautiful

I finally bit the bullet this week and scheduled a time for new headshots, replacing the very old and out of date ones I’ve been using for longer than I care to mention. A friend who is a great photographer … Continue reading

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Enjoying every moment

One side effect of this month’s vocal trouble has been the consumption of conspicuous amounts of Throat Coat tea. I know that it’s not magic – despite what you, my father, and, I fear, even my doctor may think, it … Continue reading

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Dancing in the copy room

I probably shouldn’t admit this, knowing how many of my coworkers read these posts, but if you creep around the corner of the copy room quietly, so that I don’t know you’re there, you might catch me in the act … Continue reading

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Finding what we’re looking for

In all honesty, I don’t even remember how the whole thing came up over whiskey, chips and pizza with two girlfriends the other night, but somehow the conversation turned to the Enneagram of all things (not a huge surprise among … Continue reading

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Changing my tag line

I had to change my email tag line today to reflect that after four years I’m no longer on the leadership of my beloved Boston Opera Collaborative. I wrote more about moving on a few weeks ago, about how it … Continue reading

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My other church

I received an unexpected blessing a few weeks ago. It took the form of an email stating “the campus ministers have decided there will be no 9 pm mass on December 19”. I conduct and worship with a collegiate musical … Continue reading

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Set Me as a Seal on Your Heart

During my summer of crazy tri-training I had a little phone trouble. There were a few days when I wasn’t getting notifications of messages, so when trying to organize my standing swim-breakfast date with Brendan and Nicole they left message … Continue reading

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