Blog

03 Aug Naming & Claiming our Gifts

August 3, 2017                        Five years ago a dear friend gave me the book, One Thousand Gifts, by Ann Voskamp. It was a delight to read and packed a profound message, inviting me to pay more attention to the graces all around me—everything from the taste...

Read More

12 Jul When Everything is…Terrible!

One of my favorite books is Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst. Poor Alexander. He is having one of those days, a day when everything that can go wrong, does go wrong. A day that goes from bad...

Read More

06 Jul Celebrations, Milestones, & Leaping

Celebrations are an essential part of being human. We seem to have an innate need to mark pivotal events or moments in our lives.   So, we celebrate anniversaries, graduations and birthdays. We erect monuments and memorials. We wear wedding rings. This week, of course, we...

Read More

22 Jun The Run Away….Moses?

Did you ever run away as a kid? How far did you get before a parent or neighbor or sibling discovered your hiding place, or your cache of peanut butter sandwiches and cookies ran out and hunger drove you back to your mother’s well-stocked pantry?  ...

Read More

14 Jun Moses Action Figures, Anyone?

There is so, so much that preachers are not taught in seminary. Don’t get me wrong—I loved my seminary experience and I learned a ton—about theology and scripture, preaching and worship, pastoral care and the sacraments. I use my theological education every day, and I...

Read More