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Winter Solace

What if instead of New Year’s Resolutions, you could start your year in community with people who are longing to live whole-person lives and are taking steps in that direction?  In 2022, the Pilgrimage Online Spiritual Formation Ministry is offering our first virtual retreat. According to the liturgical church year, the first two Sundays ofContinue reading “Winter Solace”

After the Road Bends

There was a discussion on Twitter recently regarding whether there is such thing as a fixed “core” identity, or whether identity is more fluid than that. It’s an interesting question, but I haven’t really thought it through, and it wasn’t my conversation. Still, I jumped in anyway, with a story: ​ Recently I was onContinue reading “After the Road Bends”

Sorry Not Sorry

Not everybody is, but if you’re like me, you apologize a lot. If you apologize a lot, you have probably had people point out to you that you apologize a lot. (As if that were news to you.) And chances are that in that case, you have apologized for apologizing at least once or twice,Continue reading “Sorry Not Sorry”

The Pilgrimage Is Growing!

Every month I send out a Pilgrimage news-email. I don’t usually post those here. But I’m posting this one! What’s Going On? How You Can Help Sign up for one (or more) of these courses. Seriously. I am increasingly convinced by my own experience and also observation that it’s impossible in this life to becomeContinue reading “The Pilgrimage Is Growing!”

Reunions

The last month has been full of “blasts from the past.” The pastor who first picked me up from Heathrow Airport and brought me to the East End where I would live for the next five years, when I moved to London in my 20’s, just paid us a weekend visit on his way toContinue reading “Reunions”

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