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…… Continue reading Death, Good Friday, and All the Feels
Lent starts this Wednesday. Are you ready?
Need permission to put on your pajamas at 8pm? You got it.
As I rock our wee baby into the wee hours, I’ve had a simple chorus ringing in my mind: Truly He taught us to love one another His law is love and His gospel is peace Chains shall He break for the slave is our brother And in His name, all oppression shall cease Sweet…… Continue reading Merry Christmas, Friends
A heartening lesson from the one who went before us.
Gifts to give that won’t add to the mess.
36 Things I Want to Learn the Year I Turn 36
As of this Saturday, Daryl and I will have been married for eleven years. 132 months. 4015 days. 96,360 minutes. (Anyone else getting “Seasons of Love” stuck in their heads right about now?) It’s been an incredible ride. I could write out all the clichés that are somehow true (I love him more today than…… Continue reading 11 Things No One Told Me About Marriage
Because nothing says, “Happy New Year!” like a pile of great books.
Inga Emery on what a military life (and constant moves) taught her about the love of Jesus.