Category Archives: Woodworking

What about the Stuff?

Except for the extreme ascetics among us we all have STUFF. I have a friend who capitalizes the word, just to remind us that STUFF occupies a liminal space between “Really Need” and “Why Is This Still Here?” For the … Continue reading

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A New Processional Cross

I was recently asked to make a new cross for the Sanctuary at our church. I was told it should be able to stand as a focal point in worship as well as be carried in procession on special occasions. … Continue reading

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Yet

In the midst of all the shouted lies that fog our public life these days, there is an unassailable fact, an “inconvenient truth.” The planet is heating up at an unprecedented rate. This is the third straight year of record-breaking … Continue reading

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Empathy

Empathy has been on my mind lately. Its absence in Donald Trump has been noted by numerous commentators as well as my fellow citizens. Why is this important? Here’s my take on it. Empathy is the capacity to co-feel with … Continue reading

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