Tag: The Rev. Joan L. Peacock

“With Malice Toward None”

Let me tell you the story of V Street versus 13th Street. It is my family’s story wrapped up in the story of my family’s hometown. My beloved hometown is just a stone’s throw across the Potomac. I am fond of telling people on my tours at the Library of Congress, that D.C. is not a…

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Make new friends and…

Back in the sixties, I was a very lousy Girl Scout. In fact, I virtually flunked at being a Girl Scout. My uniform did not pass muster. I hated camping. I barely earned a badge. But I do remember the song – the campfire song: Make new friends and keep the old… I remember a…

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Bibliotherapy: Coffee Hour Edition

Emmanuel at Home Morning Prayer on July 26th was all about books. “Reading for Hope: A Book Report Wrapped in a Homily” was the morning’s message for grownups. And “Happy Reading: A Children’s Homily” was my weekly offering for younger members. Each concluded with my invitation to listeners to bring a book to share with…

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