The interplay between Cornelius and Peter in Acts 10-11 contains some of my favorite moments in scripture.
Birgitta of Sweeden, Dollie Burwell, and Faithful People Taking the Next Step
Birgitta is… a lot.
Argula von Grumbach and the Saints We Do Not Know
Argula was — for a while — a wife, mother of four, and extremely privileged. Until she started speaking out.
Tired and thirsty in another pandemic winter
I meet Photine in her slumped shoulders.
Teresa of Avila: Holding on to God
There are a lot of great quotations attributed to people who are not responsible for them.
Clare of Assisi’s Longing to Be Close to God
As I write, my current circumstances are probably as different as could be imagined from Clare on her bed of not-even-straw.
Evelyn Underhill and Everyday Mystics
Evelyn Underhill was a retreat leader, writer, spiritual director, and thinker of the early to mid 20th century. She was not raised in a religiously-inclined […]
Even adults need Saint George’s extravagant adventures
Excavating the story of Saint George is a dizzying trip through western literature and English history—layer below layer below layer
Hoping for an Enlargement of Vision
Stretching the confines of what was possible for women’s leadership, Julia Chester Emery’s work changed the church and the world in her decades long ministry.
Clutching Romans 5 on Election Day
All of the fault lines dividing us that have been exploited in American culture over the last four years will still be intact no matter when the ballots finish being counted and no matter who wins.