Death, Good Friday, and All the Feels

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

Make it Your Ambition to Lead a Quiet Lent

For Lent this year, I’m logging off. Going dark. Signing off. Want to join me? I’ve realized my tech habits aren’t what I want them to be. I’m not the world’s worst offender when it comes to hours logged online, but I’m far from unplugged. I discovered Twitter recently and it is fun and addictive. The bottomless bowl of … More Make it Your Ambition to Lead a Quiet Lent

Easter’s YES

My husband and I had a grumpy friend in seminary who always wore a scowl. Yet on Easter morning, Daryl walked by him and the man was beaming from ear to ear. “You okay?” Daryl asked. He’d actually never seen the guy smile before. “It’s Easter!” the man exclaimed. “It is just the BEST day!” … More Easter’s YES