Almost Holy comes into the world on June 3, less than a month from today! In honor of Mother’s Day and all moms everywhere, I wanted to share the first chapter of the book with you today. From my heart to yours. Happy Mother’s Day! Almost Holy Mama: Life-Giving Spiritual Practices for Weary Parents Chapter 1 … More A Mother’s Day Gift for You
If you’re anything like me, a nightstand devoid of reading material is enough to drive fear into your heart. From novels to nonfiction, short stories to poetry, young adult literature to graphic novels, having a good book at the ready can be everything. Since I’m always scouting around for new great books, I wanted to … More 19 New Books You Should Read in 2019
I spent time as a hospital chaplain-in-training while in seminary, and I was blessed with this incredibly thoughtful supervisor named Eileen. She served as a chaplain for decades, and had an unsettling amount of wisdom, strength, and gravitas for someone who wore flared skirts and flowered cardigans. During our weekly supervisory meetings I would inevitably start crying … More Death, Good Friday, and All the Feels
Looking for some food for thought this Holy Week? Check out these five good reads. (And don’t look now, but these are all written by women. Brilliant, theologically minded women. Pretty sure Jesus is smiling about that one.) Fleming Rutledge’s “Redeemed by Death and Resurrection,” an excerpt from her book, The Crucifixion. “A declaration of amnesty … More 5 Good Reads for Holy Week
I went to my first exercise class post-baby last week, and probably my fifth exercise class ever. It turns out that I have a wonderful ministry opportunity to be the person in workout classes that makes every other participant feel better about their own skills. No matter what the instructor said, I was the one … More So Very Weak, So Very Strong
Book. Launch. News. … More Want to Help Launch a Book with Me?
Who will save us if we don’t keep striving–and quickly? … More How Fast Are You Going? * 10 Minute Devotional
Lent starts this Wednesday. Are you ready? … More So You Want to Give Something Up for Lent?
Why it matters that we are not our own. … More Belonging to Each Other
What to do when receiving is all you can do … More Lessons from an Empty Pulpit