Category Archives: irrelevant reverence

An Agnostic’s Lent

A friend tells this hilarious story about a meeting where one of his female staff announced that she was giving up chocolate and coffee for lent. He asked if she was also going to give up the affair she was … Continue reading

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Rose Quartz and Woo-Woo

I’m not into woo-woo. I call it woo-woo and I’m pretty fierce about science and evidence. I get exposed to woo-wo0 – I have a fair number of friends who are. I guess I should be clear – I’m not into … Continue reading

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See All Memories from August 24

This morning Facebook showed me photo’s of my old dog. There was her face, with a big doggy grin. Two years ago today we were at the vet’s in that photo and she was probably getting a dose of the arthritis … Continue reading

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Deus Ex Machina

My therapist said that when I was upset, worried, angry, stuck on something, it was worth asking myself what I needed. I lay in bed, I sit on the couch, I run on the treadmill and I ask what I need. … Continue reading

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The changing of the light

When I was younger, the change in the seasons, and particularly in the hours of light always took me by surprise. I would notice how it got so very dark so very soon in December, and then suddenly in May, … Continue reading

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Fervent, Faint and Few

In some things it is easy to figure out how to show love – David moved into his first apartment last weekend, and I could show up to unpack the kitchen and buy him a starter set of groceries. It’s … Continue reading

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And God Bless You For It

I happened to watch a Fox news segment yesterday, which is a dubious proposition at the best of times. I stay away from Fox, it causes my blood to boil and in the long run, that can’t be good for … Continue reading

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Young and Old

I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. Psalm 37:25 This was the psalm in last night’s Daily Office. And if you asked me when I stopped … Continue reading

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Sick

Mr. California assures me it isn’t bubonic plague, but I noticed he tries not to be close to me. I left the office early. It is wonderful to have a place that is really yours, that you can go into, … Continue reading

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The Loyal Toast

Ladies and Gentlemen – the Queen of Canada – La Reine du Canada. The Queen. (Happy Victoria Day!)

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