Category Archives: Personal

For Rachel

In 1955, when Oliver Sacks was 22 years-old,┬áhis parents decided that he need to be extricated from Oxford University and put in a friendly and supportive community with hard physical work from dawn till dusk. In his words, “My parents … Continue reading

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My new gig

When people ask me that inocuous and well-meaning question, “So, what do you do?” I am immediately tongue-tied. What do I say? Well, I’m a part-time chaplain intern, itinerant Presbyterian minister, and sometimes stay-at-home mom. It’s a mouthful. But since … Continue reading

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Music That Makes Community

Whoah! Last week I attended a conference, Music That Makes Community, at St. Peter’s Church, and my mind was blown. Let me explain: Until last Thursday, November 13th, I believed in my heart of hearts that I was a pastor … Continue reading

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Good Theology and The Good Wife

When good theology and good television intersect… Continue reading

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Life Unexpected, redux

Almost fourteen years ago I met a guy at church. I liked the guy. The guy liked me. Four years later, we married. Four years after that, we had our daughter. Two years after that, we had our son. I … Continue reading

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