Oh my. I thought we'd all stretched about as far as we could with this global pandemic. It has come with loads of fear, lashing out, grief over losses, disconnection. It has caused businesses to close, our economy to falter, families be apart. Schools and churches have closed. It has come with the pointing of… Continue reading Unraveling
It was just a text from a friend three years ago. Friend: I'm taking a yoga class twice a week. You should join me. She could not have known that was my secret New Years Resolution that year. I was about to give up on it because how do you find a class? make yourself… Continue reading The Power of Your Invitation
Sunday I attended worship with a broken heart. I was ripped apart like you were by all the awful news after a weekend of gun violence in our nation. One of the young couples killed in El Paso were related to our friends. They left behind three babies. Another person killed was the daughter of… Continue reading Imagine a Backpack
Has there ever been a more imperfect organization than the church? From the earliest accounts things were flawed in the church. Nothing has changed. Just read the headlines. From Catholics to Methodists to Evangelical Christians, we all have issues. I've been a part of the church my whole life and have witnessed plenty of what… Continue reading Why Church?
This past Sunday was our celebration of graduating high school seniors at church. We are graduating our third child on Thursday and about to have an empty nest. We have had a child in our home non-stop for 29 years, so yes, an empty nest is going to be fun/strange/sad/happy/quiet; so many things to feel. Seriously. Imagine all of… Continue reading What the High School Students Taught Me