Monthly Archives: September 2011

More Adventures

March, 2009 What is it about a place that makes it home?  I would certainly say that it’s the people.  As I prepare to leave San Francisco for the next adventure, I am fortunate to be able to look back … Continue reading

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I haven’t told anyone yet…. but I think God thinks I can do it!

House Scholar Application Disciples Divinity House, Chicago November 3, 2008 Having grown up in the church, the child of two Global Ministries missionaries, I have long recognized the church’s profound influence on my life.  Perhaps it is no surprise, then, … Continue reading

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February Blues

February, 2009 Nicki, Hi!  How are you?  I’m sorry I have been out of touch for so long.  I was supposed to be hiking this week but between a cold, lots of rain and family in town from the east … Continue reading

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Called to Serve

Harvard Divinity School Master of Divinity Application Statement of Purpose 6 January, 2009 The dais pulses with people sharing the communion meal as the crowd surges forward to receive blessings from the Bishop of Vellore, beside me. Having received the … Continue reading

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Reflections on San Francisco

February, 2009 Hi friend, It’s been a long time since I’ve written or anything, and I’ve been thinking of you of late, so I thought I’d write.  How are you?  How is Quito?  I imagine that you are engaged in … Continue reading

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How is God revealed?

As I go back and look at the letters I wrote several years ago, I find that some of the most important reflecting and writing that I was doing was in the form of application essays to seminaries.  Applying to … Continue reading

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p.s. and hope for the next generation

January 2009 It has been a long time since I last wrote.  This is partially because there is a lot to share and partly because it takes some grounding and purposefulness to write these, normally.  But today I shall just … Continue reading

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A Reflection for Lovers of Horton Center: January 2009

January, 2009 Namaste!  I just (well just being on Sunday evening) returned from a wonderful much needed weekend with none other than Hannah Barnes in Vacaville/Davis/Sacramento.  Friday night we stayed up late drinking tea and laughing and talking, so much … Continue reading

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