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Author Archives: Claire
It is the day when I sit down and write that I am not sure whether I want to write a year in review post, and then I do it anyway. It has been, and will be, always and already, … Continue reading
There’s a well-worn story that circulates in the spring time, often around Mothers’ Day: A woman is doing some minor household repair, assembling flat-pack furniture or something – maybe she’s at a friend’s house, helping the friend move – and … Continue reading
Out of the deep Have I called unto Thee, O Lord — Lord, hear my voice! Psalm 130:1-2a tr. from Requiem, John Rutter The first snow fell this week. So did the second snow, and that has stuck, and the … Continue reading
Right relationship is not about “being nice.” It is not about “meeting in the middle” with those who violate our trust. Compromise and cooperation are great: they are useful tools – but not always the right tools for the task before us… Continue reading
It is more than a bit after sunset on Monday, the evening before the 2016 US presidential election. Early voting has been open in my jurisdiction for a week or so, I think; I will be heading to the polls … Continue reading
Four hundred and ninety-nine years ago a German priest and scholar of theology got sufficiently riled up with the injustice he saw in the Church to write out his complaints and post them for public comment in a way that … Continue reading