His name was Murdoch. He was in his 90s and reminded me of a muppet whenever he spoke – his mouth opening wide and his hands moving around as if someone was crouching behind him, gesturing wildly. We were talking about a year after his wife had died; I had wanted to check in to… Read More permission slips
god be with you It was a rough week for me. It was one of those weeks where I came out of the weekend even more exhausted than when I went into it. And I don’t just mean physically – I was a soulful exhausted. Ever feel like that? It’s as close to burn out as… Read More the rhythm of rest
God be with you. yadda yadda yadda So its the fall! (When did that happen?!) And throughout the fall we’re doing chapter 2 of Stories You Didn’t Hear in Sunday School. We’ll spend some time venturing into some of the more the more risqué and crazy stories in the Bible, and maybe even some familiar… Read More Androgenic Alopecia, Internal Combustion, & Being Human.
So there is a this story in the Bible … Jesus and his little team of disciples are hanging out in this town called Capernaum, it’s a small town on the edge of the region, and on this particular day Jesus, being a rabbi, goes off to the synagogue to teach. And for the sake… Read More the voices inside us
So we’ve been exploring ‘our knots’ throughout Lent. We’ve been exploring these aspects of our lives we struggle with, which get in the way of being the kinds of people we want to be,these parts of our lives which make us feel untied and disconnected from God; and we’ve been asking how our faith speaks… Read More Exploring Our Knots: Shame
There once was a woman. Depending on who was looking at her, she could be either 25 or 50. Sometimes maybe even 75 years old. It wasn’t that no one knew her nor really because she looked one age over the other; but it was because there was never a time to ask her. She… Read More Exploring Our Knots – Busyness.