Monthly Archives: May 2020

Child of God

I can’t concentrate, can you? I can’t keep my thoughts on my work, yet as a new employee I want to be quick and productive. I’m not. I look at my laptop screen and my big monitor and I promise … Continue reading

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Inheritance

I tell you what about our grand and glorious blended families and families of choice: when hitherto on-point responsible people age out of their mental faculties and start behaving like children playing on the freeway, mixing up prescriptions, shoving tax … Continue reading

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God the Lout

We’re waiting for You. You are like the spoiled heir disporting himself on the Continent; we are the dependents on Your estate who have nowhere else to go. We don’t hear from You for months or years, no matter what … Continue reading

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Twitter Reassurance

What does it mean? How can you tell?

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What Working Is Like Right Now

I am sick of You. I’m not talking to You today. Friend, how’s it going? How’s your work? I thought I would talk a little about mine. I’m interested in God, but I don’t make my living thinking about God. … Continue reading

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Evictions and God

Hello, God. The chart I showed You a while back was too confusing. It was counterintuitive, as we say. That means that how you instinctively understand something is actually incorrect. Sorry if You already know what that means, I’m never … Continue reading

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Litany for a Pandem—

Never mind. All my churches are online now, sanctuaries I can practically touch and smell in memory, voices I love that I haven’t heard in years. Yes, O God, I said love. You are my obsession that I can’t help; … Continue reading

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Serve Others

My cellphone stopped recording during a presentation, and when I discovered it later, I swore and swore and swore. Tension swells up inside me and I want to smash my laptop against the wall; I want to hear it bang … Continue reading

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COVID Commute

I haven’t driven my commute since March 13. I didn’t need to drive it today, either, but I took an aimless trip at the end of the afternoon so I wouldn’t forget how. Route 117 crossing America’s Technology Highway (Route … Continue reading

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Lofty and Uplifted, part 4

Hello, God. Thought I’d check in. So, have You noticed what’s going on with us here in Massachusetts? I don’t know how good You are with numbers, but here’s a table gives a good overview. That’s from this web page, … Continue reading

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