Monthly Archives: May 2011

Give Me My Flowers Before I’m Dead, Gil-Scott Heron (1949-2011)

The accolades for Heron are great. But what a difference they would have made if he could hear them.
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Hubert Humphrey, Happy Birthday

Honoring former Vice President Hubert Humphrey on what would have been his 100th birthday. Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong

An unshakeable belief in our own or in our heroes’ goodness might come from the right place but too often ends in disaster. Continue reading

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Tell Me How You Really Feel

Hmmm. Say again? Continue reading

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Tornadoes

I pray that the donations reach their intended purpose now and in the future. That the credit card and telephone companies don’t charge rapacious fees for donations and that every person who has been met with tragedy gets what he or she needs now and in the months and years to come, after the news cycle moves on. Continue reading

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Ministry Matters

We are transformed by ministering to one another. Continue reading

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God of Carnage

Saw God of Carnage, the wonderful Yasmin Reza farce, at the Ahmanson yesterday. Wonderful performances from a talented cast.  James Gandolfini is very good but still at a decided disadvantage with respect to the other three actors with respect to experience. … Continue reading

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