I’m a mother of two boys. One of my boys is a beautiful bi-racial boy and one of my boys is a beautiful white boy. One has spiral afro curls and dark brown eyes. One has fluffy white blond hair and pale blue eyes. They are my twins. We adopted our oldest son as a […]
In our Gospel reading today, we encounter Jesus on his final journey to Jerusalem. He’s on the road with his disciples, headed to his death. Jesus knows what’s up- he knows he’s going to die and not only that, he knows he’s going to suffer in the process. In the passage today it states: Jesus […]
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I remember lying in bed when I was young and crying out for my mother to “Help me! My legs feel broken!” My mom would come running into my room, pull back my blankets and lay her hands on my perfectly healthy legs. She checked the skin and rubbed my…
Evangelism! To many of us the word is a dirty word that, when uttered, brings with it a scoff, roll of the eyes, a cringe. It connotes for many faithful Christians a negative feel, aggressive, abrasive and hateful. It is something we might define ourselves as not being when we introduce ourselves: “I’m a Christian, […]
They are humming the words of a language new to my ears but older than the English that captures our tongue and dances across this country. The drums boom and vibrate those of us in the circle and I sit there with my eyes closed letting the old chants take me away. The dusty ground […]
I’m here in Bluff. Been here a day but time moves differently in this place and it feels as though I’ve been here for a significant portion of my life. We drove through Monument Valley, by we I mean the priest as his wife. Monument Valley was unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. Huge rock […]
We pulled into Tuba City, Arizona with little expectation. It was a dusty town with all the works: boarded up homes, a couple of gas stations, a handful of stray dogs, even a few tumbleweeds. I would need to find a place to hang for a while as I waited for my next ride, which […]
What are you afraid of? What is it that terrifies you? I’m afraid of lots of things. Flying, for one, causes me great fear. My mother is terrified of snakes. My sister, clowns. My husband, going in the red on our monthly budget. We all have fears. Anyone who says otherwise is lying or selling […]
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Memories of my time in Japan and the awesome power of friendship.