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Archives for November 2017
“We don’t have a nativity!” I exclaimed late at night last year, as my husband, Curt, and I had just laid down for bed. Curt lifted the corner of his eye mask, and grumbling, told me that we could get one later, that it would be okay if we did not have one right away. […]
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by Rev. Kathy Bouchard Last week I had the opportunity to visit my long-time friend, Rev. Michelle Tatlock, in Albuquerque. It was a short visit, only a couple of hours, but we covered a lot of topics as we caught up on one another’s lives. Michelle and her husband Charlie are former members of this […]
I try not to hold on to regrets. A few years ago, I gave up guilt for Lent, and I stopped accepting and using shame as transactional currency with others, myself, and God. This is not to say I always get it right, nor that my life is this ongoing parade of shameless, guiltless successes […]
When I was a freshman in college, Die Another Day came out, and I was beyond excited. As I’ve mentioned a thousand times before, I have an odd fascination with James Bond—he’s a relic of colonialism, patriarchy, and empire; I’m squarely against and actively working to dismantle them—but they’ve always stuck. And in 2002, my […]
by Rev. Kathy Bouchard Over the years, I have grown to love the Service of Remembrance that we observe on the first Sunday of November. Those of you who are fairly new to our congregation may not be aware of the triptych that is mounted on a back wall of the sanctuary. The triptych lists […]