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COASTLINE

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"COASTLINE" DSCN3803   In the writing of my “Marginal Eyes” manuscript I had to ride my Thesaurus pretty hard, finding a variety of synonyms for “margin.”  Nuance was called for. The “margin” I was writing about in this paragraph: was it a “fringe,” a “periphery,” a “boundary,” a “rim,”...

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A DEEPER QUESTION

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dandelion_seeds_macro_238806     Margaret has just been given a six-to-twelve-month prognosis. She’s in pain from the metastasized cancer, and a little wonky from the meds prescribed for the pain. She’s wrestling with the decision of whether or not to take another course of chemotherapy. Should she do...

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Go Fly A Kite!

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The emergency equipment I carry in my car includes four kites, four reels of kite string, and two pairs of gloves. That’s because of what I learned as a hospital chaplain. During my training for chaplaincy certification...

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The Most Generous Art

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The thing I love about the performing arts is the generosity of it all. The rehearsals, the talents, the risks, the giving-ness of a performance, all so that I may enjoy, be amazed, be moved, be transported. There is a reciprocity to a performance, a giving and a receiving that flow back and forth across...

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Confessions of a Professional Labyrinth-Walker

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How did I come to be in all of the cultural margins in which I've served? My favorite answer to that question is: God's great sense of humor. LabyrinthAnother good answer is: by putting one foot in front of the other, moving incrementally in...

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Meeting in the Margins - A Book Having Its Way with Me

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All I wanted to do was tell the stories, the best of the stories from my twenty years of work in the margins of our culture. So I wrote stories of the street people and the isolated people, the sick people and the dying ones, the creative people and the clever ones, the needy people and...

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