and yet he loves


"Where is God in a time like this, where is God?" John Mark McMillan, Ancient and Brave My heart aches for our brothers and sisters. It is Sunday morning and I am home making a casserole for church and I... Continue Reading →

singleness as suffering

"And this suffering, our singleness, this not-being-touched-or-loved, is good for something--it will transform us." So says my friend April before we hang up the phone.  She is one of my favorite friends, and she is single, like me. It was... Continue Reading →


"all things"

Joy: an interruption

that time he knocked me right out of melancholy (pretty sure that's how my relationship with him is going to be forever)

From one clay pot to another

"you are not as strong as you think you are" and God uses you still.

Ian, Dietrich, and Jesus: Easter, part II

a meditation for Resurrection Sunday

giving death the bird: Easter, part I.

A meditation for Holy Saturday

nursing and wonder women and wonder men

for the new grads- why we do what we do.

God-with-us: the good hospice referral

a story for the first week of Advent.

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