I have a favorite sweatshirt that I often wear. It’s a black hoodie and on the front is printed: Deacon, because full-time multitasking ninja is not a real title. My twitter profile describes me in this way: High-tech supply chain journalist, deacon, and mother…almost never in that order. And I will confess to you, my…
Category: Holy Spirit Moments
Right Time, Place, Person: Making a Miracle
In the midst of chaos, we need to hear our unique calling to bring the kingdom of God alive in the world.
Let Women Be Heard: A Meditation on a Meal
Take a long slow, deep breath in…Hold it for a moment, and then slowly exhale. Take another long slow, deep breath in…Hold it, and then exhale. Empty your lungs completely with your out-breath. Take a third deep breath in. Take your time. Hold it for a moment, and then let it go. Relax. Close your…
What I Know For Sure
Jesus knew for sure that God’s coming into the world would break up the power of evil. What do you know for sure?
Fishers of People: It’s Not about the Fish
HAPPY EPIPHANY!!! Sometimes, it seems funny to me that we don’t go around saying that to each other—“Happy Epiphany!” The church isn’t arrayed with special decorations or colors—we have the green of ordinary time at the altar. And yet, this time, this season of Epiphany is anything but ordinary. In some ways, it is a…
Holy Hope: 5 Lessons I Learned from a Dog
In this season of Advent, we strengthen our faith by focusing on four pillars: faithfulness, joy, peace, and hope.
Join the Jesus Movement
Join the Jesus Movement…It’s alive and well in the Episcopal Church.
Who You Are Makes a Difference
So now we have “The Great Commandment” but what are we going to do with it?
The Cornerstone Is What Counts
Come, Holy Spirit. Fill the hearts of your faithful people and kindle in them the fire of thy love. Send forth thy spirit and they shall be made new and thou shalt renew the face of the earth. Amen. One week ago, at 10 p.m. local time, bullets rained down on 22,000 people attending the…
It’s Not Fair! And Thank God for That
This week, I got to go to Bishop’s Ranch for clergy conference. I got to room with an long-time friend.We got to talking about this week’s readings and, when I mentioned that I was scheduled to preach, she said, “Don’t you remember the sermon you preached on these readings six years ago?” (To be fair,…