“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh


On Good Friday, Pinwheels and Wet Shoes

Holy week is a blur of images and moments, stories and memories. Trees just beginning to finally bloom or sprout green. We are at the children’s science museum in town this morning and I’m watching Anna play with these lovely blocks that are little trees. Were you there when they nailed him to a tree?… Then […]


Deeper Story: Memory, One Last Cracker, and Practicing the Daily Examen

We meet almost weekly over some seriously legit bagels – which I feel wouldn’t normally exist outside of New Jersey and New York – but I think these people who own the bagelry are actually from the Northeast. This means the bagels are perfectly soft on the inside, and when toasted, it’s the divine combination […]

Open Letter

Guest Post: Sports, Priorities, and Fatherhood

An open letter to Mike Francesa, Boomer Esiason, and Craig Carton in response to the link in the post below: Dear Mike Francesa, Boomer Esiason, and Craig Carton, You recently voiced your negative opinions regarding NY Mets second baseman, Daniel Murphy, for his decision to take 3 days paternity leave, the maximum allowed by Major […]


Streams Run Uphill Blog Tour: Week 1

So thankful for the words and support, and honest engagement for those who’ve posted so far about #streamsrunuphill. It’s so hugely important to me that these writers and stories are heard widely in the church. Please spread the word so that the resource becomes available and known especially to those young women of color! Caryn […]


Temptation: Less About Test and More About Trust

#Sundaychurch always produces a ton of fodder for blogging topics. Since I don’t preach on a regular basis I gorge on Word and Sacrament, and liturgy and music, symbols and light and…I just might burst at the seams with the richness of it all. But I have to get it down as soon as possible […]


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