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Jesus

In the wake of our most recent massacres

I have overheard many people lamenting the fact that we no longer value one another's lives and it has left me wondering when it was that we equally valued one another's lives. Was it when lynching was a common occurrence?... Continue Reading →

When I remember their baptism

A year ago today, we joined our beloved church and my babies were baptized. I wanted so much to write about it then, but I was absolutely wordless which is a frustrating thing for someone who tends to feel out... Continue Reading →

A Prayer of Thanks for Church

God of Community, Thank you for church. Thank you for a place to gather in our brokenness and dustiness and fumbling, in our joys and sorrows and wanderings, in our failings and weaknesses and fears, and especially in our aching... Continue Reading →

I am dust.

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. I did not grow up with the liturgical calendar, but oh, how have I grown to love it. There is something beautiful in being carried along by its current and in... Continue Reading →

You say

You say I support hate and death, but every day I wake up and pray that love will lead me, that it would drip from my words, that it would help me see the divine in everyone I encounter, that... Continue Reading →

Presence

Last night, Jo called me to bed early mostly because she has not yet forgiven me for being with K at the hospital last week. I know this is the root of it because a couple of nights ago at... Continue Reading →

Here, God’s love is for everyone.

Today at church we celebrated Pride Sunday. I was asked to share a little about what the inclusivity of our church means to me, and this is what I said. This first time I visited this church, I was a... Continue Reading →

I hope Friday finds you, too.

Today, as I was driving my girls home from the hospital (routine tube change for K), my mind wandered back to our church Seder meal last night and how lovely it was. My mind was full of images of my... Continue Reading →

Life Goals

I saw this a couple of months ago on NOTESONTHEWAY's Instagram account and it made my heart sing. I thought, "This is what I want my life to be, this is the way I want to love people." I want... Continue Reading →

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