“The sun must be sad today, Mama,” my younger son said to me.
Front Yard People
Our family has decided that we are #frontyardpeople. We are a family who deliberately spends time in our front yard and we welcome others to […]
Celebrating the Lesser Feast of Saint Martin with a Lantern Walk
The church celebrates St. Martin of Tours today, November 11th. Martin is best known for cutting his cloak in half with his sword to share with a beggar. Afterward, he had a vision of Christ, wrapped in the half cloak. It’s a pretty simple story, which is one of the reasons it works so well for young children. My children attend a Waldorf school, and celebrating St. Martin has been a beloved tradition for us since the oldest was in preschool.
Miracles in Community: From Saint John’s Church to Joppa
There is a quilting group at my church that has been meeting every week for almost 60 years, working off of donations from cleaned out linen […]
Seeking Sabbath: Crankiness and Delight
I want the big, beautiful challenge that comes with the discipline of setting aside a full 24-hours for rest.
Shining light in dark places: when your teen mentions suicide
By sharing in our brokenness, we find healing. We find God.
The Bible and quantum physics teach us: our actions affect future generations.
What we do now will affect those born a century from now.
Coming home while on the road: my summer faith community
This week, the annual business meeting and conference of The Union of Black Episcopalians is taking place in New Jersey. I can’t help but reflect on my past years attending UBE as a child and teenager. I waited for it all year.
Day 10: Comfort One Another
Offering comfort to one another in difficulties mirrors the love God has for us.
The reign of Christ upsets our divisions.
In Christ’s kingdom true power is found in humility and service, not ostentatious shows of strength and prestige.