Tag Archives: Paul Alcorn

Reaching Back to Find My Way Foward

I wouldn’t be who I am today Or, where I am today If, when I was 19 years old, I hadn’t stumbled upon the book Raids on the Unspeakable by Thomas Merton. I can no longer find it on my bookshelf, but … Continue reading

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MLK Day 2018

As we depart, Both individually and collectively Be who you are called to be. In any and in all the ways you can Seek justice. Resist evil. Stand strong against Death. And all Death’s works and wiles. Add your voice. … Continue reading

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Epiphany

While the culture around us begins much earlier than we do, the Christian community holds onto Christmas longer than they do. But with the celebration of Epiphany, even for us, the Christmas season is now over. But before we go … Continue reading

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Too Small

But you, O Bethlehem, who are one of the little clans of Judah, From you shall come forth for me one who is to rule Israel, Whose origin is from of old, from ancient days. Micah 5:2 The Sufi Muslim … Continue reading

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Fine People

I agree with President Trump. There probably were fine people at the rally in Charlottesville. That is… If you define fine as people who get up each day and go to work and do their jobs. If you define fine … Continue reading

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Resolutions

To tell the truth, I am not one who is big on New Years. Either the celebration or making resolutions. Maybe because New Year’s always seems to come so quickly after Christmas and most years (including this one!) I am … Continue reading

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The Headlines in the News

The headlines hit me like a ton of bricks. We were driving out of the mountains of West Virginia where we had been on our annual summer work trip. Twenty-two high school students. Eight adults. A week spent replacing a … Continue reading

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