A couple of folks have asked how Mom is doing. The answer is, “Not great,” but I doubt anything is imminent. Of course, we can’t really talk on the phone any more, and even mild activity is problematic. But we keep in touch. Meanwhile, the recent passing of my much-loved friend and editor Ann Fontaine, who also suffered… Read More »
The weather’s been a little tricky this week, but I plan to be out in my usual spots Friday and Sunday. In addition, my buddy Dee Parsons and I are making plans to get together, both this fall and sometime sooner. I think she also will visit Grace Church and check things out in person. Stay tuned!
To the observant within Grace Church, this doesn’t come as news, but Bob Malm’s smear campaign, which currently focuses on suggestions that I am mentally ill, continues. Specific examples: It is documented that Bob contacted both an employer of mine and my current church to complain of my protests. By Bob’s own written admission, he brought up the… Read More »
Saw this post on Twitter today and loved it. Guess this advice leaves out referring to the other person as “dysfunctional.”
In The Episcopal Church, the clergy disciplinary canons are referred to as Title IV. Applying only to clergy and not laity, these provisions may not be reviewed in civil courts. Some years ago, the church transitioned to a clergy disciplinary model that is restorative in nature, versus based on retribution or punishment. Specifically, the process focuses on healing… Read More »