For Good Friday and Passover

Today is Good Friday and the Seventh Night of Passover.  It is a ritual moment when Christians and Jews are invited to consider the pain and sorrow that abounds in this world, and occasionally in our lives.  It is a…

Poems, Bells and Milestones

What an intense few weeks it has been, and what a challenging few weeks it will be.  Between presidential politics and spiraling COVID cases, it feels like our attention has whipsawed from screen to screen.  Maybe that is why I…

Thoughts after the Election

Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the rest. This is one of my favorite lines attributed to the incomparable Winston Churchill.  According to Snopes and the Churchill Society he actually did say something to that effect,…