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Laurie Brock
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Episcopal priest and writer. One-half of Dirty Sexy Ministry.
Episcopal priest and writer. One-half of Dirty Sexy Ministry.

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Lost Costumes and Found Christmas
We looked everywhere. In all the closets and nooks and crannies, and churches have many of all of those. We called and emailed members who might know where they were. We searched again.  All to no avail. Several of our Christmas Pageant costumes were gone. ...

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In the Dark
Part of my Advent practice is Evening Prayer by the light of the candles of the Advent wreath. Sitting in more darkness than usual, I have a greater appreciation for those who lived by candlelight alone. And when I finish my prayers, I take my pencils and d...

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Having Written
Many of you may know I signed a contract for my second book. They publishing company even asked for the right of first refusal for my third book, which is at the same exciting (Yay! A third book!) and horrifying (What?! A third book?). The working title is ...

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I Heard You Died
Last week the rumor that Desmond Tutu had died flew over Facebook. A site with a name similar to a respected news source posted an article. A few people shared it, and hours later Desmond Tutu’s family had to release a statement. Tutu himself was in the hos...

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Fifteen Years Later...
I'm always amazed at the memorial power of smells. A few days ago, the house across the street was demolished. Nothing particularly exciting, until I walked out the door the next morning, a particularly humid Kentucky morning, and took a deep breath. And fo...

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Classic Country and Common Prayer
I grew up on classic country. Hank, Sr., Waylon and Willie. Dolly. Loretta. If you've listened to country, you know the list. You know the sounds. You know the joke about playing a country song backwards and getting your job back, your spouse back, and your...

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The Violence of Our Words
Maybe we love violence. Maybe that is one of the deep truths of our society we talk around, ignore, and orphan.  I’m reading a book on the settlement of the American West from the mid-19th century. Contrary to our images of dazzling sunsets, mountain vistas...

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The Violence of Our Words
Maybe we love violence. Maybe that is one of the deep truths of our society we talk around, ignore, and orphan.  I’m reading a book on the settlement of the American West from the mid-19th century. Contrary to our images of dazzling sunsets, mountain vistas...

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The Violence of Our Words
Maybe we love violence. Maybe that is one of the deep truths of our society we talk around, ignore, and orphan.  I’m reading a book on the settlement of the American West from the mid-19th century. Contrary to our images of dazzling sunsets, mountain vistas...

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The Violence of Our Words
Maybe we love violence. Maybe that is one of the deep truths of our society we talk around, ignore, and orphan.  I’m reading a book on the settlement of the American West from the mid-19th century. Contrary to our images of dazzling sunsets, mountain vistas...
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