God Is In The Waiting With Us.

When I was a preschool teacher, one of the greatest joys of that work was watching kids learn how to transition from chaotic scribbles with crayons to slowly learning to control their hands and their writing utensil. It was a great joy because of the pride that the kids had once they finally learned toContinue reading “God Is In The Waiting With Us.”

And I Prayed: A Woman’s First Time

I continue to have firsts in the church; today, I taught my first class. While it doesn’t quite compare to serving Eucharist, it was certainly reminiscent of experiencing that first. Last November, after I prayed and served my first Eucharist, I wrote this reflection of the experience. Today was reminiscent of that experience, because, yetContinue reading “And I Prayed: A Woman’s First Time”

And I Prayed: A Woman’s First Time

Somehow, this is different. All week long I’ve been wrestling with why this is different. I have prayed and served communion before in a variety of settings, but somehow I knew today would be different.  Yesterday, as my thoughts swam around what today would hold, I posed the question to my facebook friends: why isContinue reading “And I Prayed: A Woman’s First Time”

psychology notes.: the journey, mary oliver

and there was a new voice which you slowly recognized as your own psychotherapy: One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice—though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my life!” each voice cried.Continue reading “psychology notes.: the journey, mary oliver”