|| Mom To Three || Presby Minister || Amateur Writer ||
“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh
Ordained clergy and mom to three in Hoosier country trying to keep up with college students in part-time ministry. Zealous about God and church, parenting, books, writing, snow, running, goldfish crackers (i.e. remnants from the babies' meals), social justice, and fresh air.
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It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching. ~St. Francis of Assisi
June 13, 2013
The twins are fighting over the latest coveted object. This time the earbuds for my Iphone. I pause. Watching them in this bizarre, passionate tug-of-war: Dezzo with his mouth a rectangle full of teeth, face tomato-red, and eyes full of the most forlorn tears I almost want to laugh at the absurdity and pick him […]
June 4, 2013
Limping around the altar. The words from 1st Kings this Sunday morning about the prophets of Baal trying to quicken fire from heaven onto their offerings with shouts, cries, and blood. But, of course, in vain. After hours of circling their offerings pleading with this mysterious slumbering god to answer them they begin to get […]
June 3, 2013
This post is part of a series called The Cure of Souls: A Spirituality of Care and Compassion written by Kate Wiebe. Look for her posts twice a month, and a list of them here. Warehouses full of water. Truckloads and mountains of clothing. Hundreds of unaffiliated volunteers (people who have no relationship with a trustworthy organization […]
May 22, 2013
I’m over at Micha Boyett’s blog today. Come join! Most of my life, I have struggled with wanting to belong. To the group of cool kids. To the group of smart kids. To the group of athletic kids. To the group of Christians. To the group of cool, smart, preppy, white Christians. My parents were […]
May 15, 2013
[Photo from here.] His last words were, “It’s not fair.” I remember the first time I read the story about Vincent Chin. It was in Helen Zia’s book, Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People. I was reading it for my senior thesis in seminary, which also became a huge factor in my […]