Space. It felt as if I never had enough.
A Window into Heaven – and Here
Some years ago I took a retreat among the brothers at the Society of St. John the Evangelist that focused on icons.
More Prayer Stations for Election Day
As the United States nears the 2022 midterms, I decided to create a new set of prayer stations to be used during this election season. These stations provide people with tangible ways to pray for our communities and leaders as we continue to navigate how to interact with each other in politically divided times.
Does Suffering Make you Stronger?
Often it is in the midst of the suffering that mystics see their greatest visions.
It’s Going to Get Worse Before It Gets Worse
I don’t know what to ask of God that will make all this better.
Turn Around: Embracing Change On The Feast of Saint Matthew
As a child, my understanding of Lutheran theology was informed at least as much by its distance from Roman Catholicism as it was by anything we did in worship itself.
The Ignatian Examen: A Prayer for Overwhelmed Parents and Ordinary Days
There are seasons of parenting which also feel long and green, when the days and moments blend together in one continuous stream. During one such season for me, when I was a stay-at-home parent, I found help in a prayer practice made for ordinary days: the Ignatian Examen.
Lifting up the lowly
When I was a little girl, the closet in my bedroom had a back door. You pushed through clothes, unlatched a hook, and behind the door was a dark tunnel: a slanted crawl space that ran the length of the house.
Down in the gullies, you make springs to rise
Have you ever had one of those palm-to-forehead moments?
Continuing to Pray for Ukraine
While I can’t control the war in the Ukraine, I can control my response to it.