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An Easter Awareness

One might say OUCH right about now.  I assure you I did!                                                                    I was working hard on an Easter banner to have […]Read More »

Lent in the Holy Land

The year 2012 found me in the Holy Land during Lent.  As a vestment maker, I went imagining that a stole would emerge.  I was right!  The images I encountered spoke to me in very powerful ways and I began to imagine what they would look like as I worked on the design in my […]Read More »

A Lenten Epiphany

I spent Lent of 2012 in Israel.  I was fortunate to be one of a few lay people included on a trip Bishop Mark Beckwith of the Diocese of Newark arranged for his clergy.  It was to be one of the most powerful experiences of my life.   When we arrived in the Garden of Gethsemane, our […]Read More »

Love is Spoken Here

  When our daughter, Megan, announced she was getting married, all my friends asked if I was planning to make her wedding dress to which I replied “no way, I want to be her friend on the big day”.  I did, however, offer to make some vestments!     I have always loved Celtic knots; blame […]Read More »

The Season of Reconciliation

Here I am in my church, the Church of the Redeemer in Morristown, New Jersey telling the story of the Secret Quilt Code of the Underground Railroad as we begin the Season of Reconciliation. You may be asking what season is that?!? It began at Redeemer back in 2000 when the racial dialogue group came […]Read More »

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