World Communion Sunday 2019

One of my favorite days of the year.  The First Presbyterian Church of Whitestone celebrated communion today. The Rev. Immanuel Bae officiated with me. Thanks to Anne Marie Russo for the photo.



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4 October 2019

Walking. Morningside Heights.
Red-Tailed Hawks – R. Carlos Nakai
Flamingo – Kero Kero Bonito
To the Last Whale – Crosby & Nash
Song of Peace – Abraham Jam
All God’s Critters – John McCutcheon
Paz Y Libertad – Jose-Luis Orozco
Wolf – Jack Gladstone
Prayers for Polar Bears – Adina Nyree
Peace, Love, and Understanding – Elvis Costello & The Attractions
To My Old Brown Earth – Pat Humphries
Baby Elephant Walk – Quincy Jones
Peace and Power – Joanne Shenandoah
Down by the Riverside – Sister Rosetta Tharpe
King of Birds – Karine Polwart
Lite a Flame – Laura Nyro
Loads of Love – Diahann Carroll
Prayer of St. Francis – Sarah McLachlan

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27 September 2019

Slow jogging / walking. Morningside Heights.
Strength work. Stretching. Gym at the Shire.
Ocarina – Agua Clara
Peregrino De Tu Cielo – Alejo Garcia
Mariposa – Es Sueno Del Inka
Taquirari De Verano – El Vate
Hearts of Stone – Los Lobos
Heaven – Los Lonely Boys
Carnavaliando – Marta Gomez
Vida – Ruben Blades
Agua Que Va Caer – Santana
El Reloj De Pastor – Sierra Maestra
Pobre Recuerdo – Viento De Los Andes
Caballo Viejo – Viva Quetzal
El Derech De Vivir En Paz – Victor Jara
Ice el Hielo – La Santa Cecilia
Almost Like Praying – Lin-Manuel Miranda, feat. Artists for Puerto Rico

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26 September 2019

This one is for the young people who challenge us to care for the planet. Special thanks to abby  and to Nicole whose examples and work and action suggestions encourage   me to be more involved.

Slow jog / walk. Morningside Gardens. For the first time in this new effort, more jogging than walking occurred. Hence the switch in order.
Strength work. Stretching. Gym at the Shire.
Opening Song for the Maker – Joy Harjo
There Is a Garden –  Archie Roach
Ring around the Moon – Elephant Revival
Ain’t Gonna Drown – Elle King
Dragonfly – Ziggy Marley
Ideoteque – Radiohead
Agolo – Angelique Kidjo
Hermana Tierra – Laura Pausini
When Elephants Cry – Mayuka Thais
Tangaroa Whatamautai – Maisey Rika
Young People Marching – Raffi
all the good girls go to hell – Billie Eilish
Earth – Lil Dicky
Who’s Gonna Stand Up? – Neil Young
The Seed – Aurora
Globe All Warming – Niyorah
Earth Spirit – R. Carlos Nakai

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25 September 2019

IMG-0555In memory of Aleyah Elaine Toscano and all the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.

Walk/slow jog. Morningside Heights.
Stretching. Gym at the Shire.

Nikki Shawana – Sister Round Dance Song (MMIW Honour Song)

Song for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women – Jayda Gadwa

Qiksaaktuq – Tanya Tagaq andToronto Symphony Orchestra

The Highway – N’we Jinan Artists, Kitsumkalum First Nation, BC.

Highway of Tears – Layla Zoe

Run Sister Run – Cass McCombs
Inspired by the run of Métis activist and athlete Tracie Leost to raise awareness about Canada’s missing and murdered indigenous women

Performance for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women – music by A Tribe Called Red

Red Dress – Amanda Rheaume, feat. Chantal Kreviazuk

Indian City – Through the Flood

Blackbird – Emma Stevens (in Mi’kmaq)

Say Her Name – Bear Fox

I wore the red I have. The hat is from the University of New Mexico.

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24 September 2019

Walking / slow jogging. Morningside Heights.
Strength work. Gym at the Shire.
Stretching. The Shire.
History Has Its Eyes on You – John Legend
Gold – Steve Kazee
Manic Depression – Seal & Jeff Beck
I Am Woman – Helen Reddy
Woke up This Morning with My Mind Stayed on Freedom – Sweet Honey in the Rock
Steel and Glass – John Lennon
Tincu – Viento De Los Andes
Three Preludes – Solaris
Persuasion – Santana
The Holy Ground – Mary Black
We Could Fly – Rhiannon Giddens
Last Song – Darien Dean, feat. Tiffany T’zelle
Give It up or Turn It Loose – James Brown
Surf’s up Tonight – Midnight Oil
Falling from Sleeves – Calexico
Tin Man – America
Clinch Mountain Backstep – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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23 September 2019

Strength work. Gym at the Shire. With NK Body Philosophy.
Walk / slow jog. Morningside Heights.
Stretching. The Shire.
No Surrender – Bruce Springsteen
The Ghost of Tom Joad – Bruce Springsteen
Blinded by the Light – Bruce Springsteen
Atlantic City – Bruce Springsteen
Further On (Up the Road) – Bruce Springsteen
Land of Hope and Dreams – Bruce Springsteen
The Dalai Lama’s Candle – Eric Bogle
Care for the Land – Eric Bogle
Safe in the Harbour – Eric Bogle
Singing the Spirit Home – Eric Bogle
And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda – Eric Bogle
Now I’m Easy – Eric Bogle
Chilly Winds Don’t Blow – Nina Simone
September Song – Sara Vaughan
Equinox – John Coltrane

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