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  • Polaroids and Holy Water

    June 15, 2018

    It’s kind of a classic question. If you could only grab a few things on your way out, what would you grab? What is most important? For me this came just a week or so ago, just as we came back from sabbatical. As you might have heard, we moved the church offices down to … Continue reading Polaroids and Holy Water Read article

  • Changing and Moving Forward

    June 1, 2018

      My oldest daughter returned from her first year of college last week.  Along with her came overflowing red tubs and black garbage bags filled with freshman year “necessities”, a dusty salmon colored rug, and lots and lots of laundry.  She arrived home late with tired eyes and skin cool from the night air.  She … Continue reading Changing and Moving Forward Read article

  • A Good Fit

    May 24, 2018

    As with a number of members and attenders, I came from a Roman Catholic tradition – a church that was a lifesaver for my Polish parents during and following the war; however, it never quite felt right to me – I always felt like there was an undercurrent of “guilty until proven otherwise.” The Newman … Continue reading A Good Fit Read article

  • Arnold Arboretum

    May 24, 2018

    A few weeks ago, on an encouragingly spring-like Saturday, my family and I went down to Boston intending to go the Museum of Fine Art to see an exhibit of Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. I was feeling energized by this little getaway, the sunny day and the prospect of looking at art. But as … Continue reading Arnold Arboretum Read article

  • An Interesting 2016

    April 19, 2018

    2016 was a very interesting year. My oldest son had spent a majority of his time so far in 2016 in a hospital.  Then my house burned down on April 15th. But it is also one of the best years of my life. Life isn’t that tidy. My wife and children had been attending South … Continue reading An Interesting 2016 Read article

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