Summer Ruminations

Summer Ruminations

Ah, it’s summer, but this one feels very different with our masking, social isolation and distancing and ongoing rolling lockdowns and pauses in reintegrating our society. So I have chosen to look at things that are the same always. Above us, the summer sky reminds us...
Called Upon to Remember

Called Upon to Remember

Remember The days of bondage— And remembering— Do not stand still. Go to the highest hill And look down upon the town Where you are yet a slave. Look down upon any town in Carolina Or any town in Maine, for that matter, Or Africa, your homeland— And you will see what...
Abandoning Hope Betraying the Human Community

Abandoning Hope Betraying the Human Community

The  surprise announcement by the President of the United States, 11 days after demanded a 30-day investigation, to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO) represents yet another grotesque betrayal of the global community. This time thought, it is...
Widening Circles of Love

Widening Circles of Love

With quarantine, social isolation and separation, lockdowns and warnings of infection, disease and even death, we risk missing the very wonder of the creation about us. Or are so caught up in the fearsomeness of job insecurity, furloughs, or job loss altogether, that...
Surprised by Wonder

Surprised by Wonder

No different than it was nearly 40 years ago when HIV/AIDS struck the community and unmerited acts of mercy bloomed in the desert of disease, once again acts of boldness, courage and self-less grace are giving witness to our larger humanity in the midst of COVID-19....
Easter Evensong Service

Easter Evensong Service

We have reached the end of our Holy Week pilgrimage … Our journey home. The lesson this evening has us on the road again. What would you do? What would you do after having your hopes and dreams dashed? Your hero, leader, teacher or guide destroyed before your...
Palm Sunday, Writings for Holy Week

Palm Sunday, Writings for Holy Week

The following is Palm Sunday’s sermon, with an attachment (PDF) for the rest of Holy Week. Please feel free to download and share with your friends and loved ones. Thank you. The-Journey_Palm-Sunday-to-EasterDownload Greetings and Peace! Holy Week is a baptism by...
It’s Beautiful [Documentary]

It’s Beautiful [Documentary]

Dear readers, I invite you to now become viewers of “It’s Beautiful,” a documentary that marvelously explores the nature of beauty in all its sublimity in wonder. I had the privilege and honor of being interviewed for this film. You can watch my clip below. Miko...
Blog Tour: The Muffin interviews Ted about Acts of Forgiveness

Blog Tour: The Muffin interviews Ted about Acts of Forgiveness

It is March and the blog tour has finally begun. My deepest thanks to Nicole Pyles of The Muffin (WOW! Women on Writing) for this lovely interview with me. Please see the full interview page to enter the raffle for a book giveaway. The giveaway ends at 11:59 pm EST on...
Winter Love

Winter Love

Under the predictable Snow Moon, the wind blew what appeared to be clouds in an otherwise cloudless sky over Mount Baldy above Santa Fe. These unusual wispy clouds were soon revealed to be clouds of snow dust blowing over the mountains, instantly-creating another...