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To The Tree House!

Dear Friends ~ I am thrilled to the bones to announce the Wissahickon Writing Circles have found a new home in the Park. Effective immediately, our Thursday Circles gather at the Wissahickon Environmental Center (WEC), known informally as The Tree House. Friday...

Returning in Grateful Wonder

Dear Friends ~ I hope this message finds you enjoying the luscious fruits of late summer as you move through the blessings and challenges of your prescious days in these roiling times. Wendy and I have returned from our summer travels—a week of Jewish Renewal in the...

June’s Coming!

Dear Friends ~ I have been writing my way through the Omer again, a new book of letters and poems in the works. Between the added time at my desk (which I love) , two on-going Writing Circles and political work (which I also love), life is full. I trust yours is as...

Victory at Standing Rock!

Dear Friends ~ I had thought to be silent in these pages for at least a week after my last post, but yesterday’s victory at Standing Rock—whatever comes next—calls for a song: My Victory (Meditation on Psalm 18, David’s Victory Song) My victory is your victory,...

One Week Later

Dear Friends ~ The first week has passed: seven days of living in the shadow of this new reality: President-Elect Donald Trump. For many of us this has been a week of mourning, a kind of Shiva. I have done my share of weeping. And raging, even as I followed my...

From Where I Live

Dear Ones~ With many of you, this Fall I have been cheering vigorously for the “Water Protectors” of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their heroic challenge to the fossil fuel industry,  I sense in this powerful movement of indigenous people—and in the...