Today is the Feast of the Trinity. The Sunday where seminarians and new, eager clergy are invited to take to the pulpit and expound on the mysteries of the Trinity, while careful navigating heresy. And I skipped it...
I am a woman living in Alabama. I have never had an abortion. But I know and love women who have, and I bet you do too. I am also an ordained person in The Episcopal Church in Alabama. I have prayed with and for women making decisions about pregnancies -- some unplanned, some the … Continue reading Handmaid’s Alabama
A few weeks ago I was forced to take to my bed with a bad cold. In a fever state, I streamed all the episodes of Marie Kondo "Tyding Up" on Netflix. This show follows on the heels of Kondo's bestseller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. The show's premise is simple: people want to … Continue reading Marie Kondo & the End of the World
So what happens when you manage to eke out a not terrible poem? Well it puts the pressure on to not be a one hit wonder. So Shanti Weiland gave the writing prompt of a haiku based on the very detailed description for the building of the tabernacle in Exodus 26. "Tabernacle" would have taken … Continue reading Oh no! A haiku
So I spend time around a lot of creative people. I have for a long time wanted to write something creative. A few months ago I stumbled across a quote attributed to Oscar Wilde, alleged to have been said at the end of his life: "My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the … Continue reading God help us, I wrote a poem!