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
I had the most unusual Season of Lent in that I got the chance to read three great books and to study sex, ethics, and faith. We titled our Lenten Program "With Love" and spent five weeks discussion the Bible and Ethics as it relates to our relationships and sex. "With Love" Paper for Discussion … Continue reading A Lenten Season of Sex & Ethics
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