Providence

Providence: The Christian understanding of God’s continuing action by which all creation is preserved, supported, and governed according to God’s plans and purposes for human history and human lives.  For the past eight months, I have done more thinking about my call to ministry than I did in the two years that led me tof […]

Madame President

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a lot of different things: a doctor, a lawyer, a ballerina, a singer, and on my days off, a worker at McDonald’s. Clearly I also harbored a secret desire to be a Time Lord, since I imagined I could do all of these things at once. Throughout […]

Transitus

palm sunday death resurrection

Palm Sunday is the beginning of the end of Jesus’ active ministry on earth. His arrival in Jerusalem, foretold in the millennia before he took human form, sets into motion all of the events of Holy Week. This post is based on a sermon I delivered at Shoregate UMC this morning as part of the […]

A Love Letter to the Neighborhood

Well, it’s time for me to step into the confessional. Arthur…enjoys screen time. Now that you’ve recovered and I’ve passed off my World’s Best Mom mug, time for confession #2: I. Love. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. For the uninitiated, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is a PBS show based in Mr. Roger’s Land of Make-Believe and centered around a new […]

I believe we haven’t met…

Last night, I had a Facebook exchange that unfortunately turned out like so many such conversations do when “discussing” current events. In light of that thread, I decided it’s probably time to reintroduce myself so everybody here knows what I’m about. I believe that Jesus Christ, wholly God and wholly man, came to Earth to […]