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The Beauty of Dependence and the Grace of Helplessness

In my daily life, I am usually a giver of support.  In my work at the prison, particularly, I open myself to sense what is happening in the woman with me, trying to hear the feelings beneath and behind her … Continue reading

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Connecting to Our Bodies

The day did not start off all that well.  I was in a hurry, with an agenda in my head mapped out, anxious about the weekend to come:  Leading a two hour intuition workshop on Friday evening, leading yoga for … Continue reading

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Suffer the Little Children

“Let the little children come to me, and do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of heaven belongs.”   -Mathew 19:13 We have failed miserably and that millstone that Jesus sometimes threatened his disciples … Continue reading

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Calling

In the month in between my first call and my current call, I spent some time reflecting on what I’d learned, what I wanted to bring with me, what I wanted to do differently. And once again, I realized that … Continue reading

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Have we, too, forgotten?

Then they remembered his words, and returning from the tomb, they told all this to the eleven and to all the rest. 10Now it was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them who told … Continue reading

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My Story with the Clergy Consultation Service

The Rev. Margaret E. (“Peggy”) Howland I was one of the clergypersons who co-founded the clergy consultation service in 1969 in the Capital District of New York State (Albany, Troy and Schenectady area).  I had recently been called as Pastor … Continue reading

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Take a Hike!

Many of you in the Presbytery know I love to hike. From early spring through the fall I often spend my entire Sabbath day hiking or climbing; and on my blog I detail many of the hikes I’ve taken and … Continue reading

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