We are Half the Church

Cartoons are blaring.  My son is home sick with a high fever and sore throat. (Strep likely.  We’ll know later today.) I sit perched on the edge of my chair here in front of the computer, because my cat Jaz is comfortably lounging on 2/3rd of the seat and today I don’t have the heart…

Why “For Women” is not “For Me”

Why I don’t like “women’s” ministry, seminars & conferences specifically for women, or special Bibles and studies written only for women. It  is not that I’m against women (or men) gathering together as a tribe, but I have other, deeper concerns. First of all, fundamentally it comes out of this notion that men and women…

re|think everything

(re|think) noun Pronunciation:/ˈriːθɪŋk/ [in singular] a reassessment, especially one that results in changes being made. I am thinking about many things including the future of this blog.  I was particularly challenged by a conversation this weekend.  My sister questioned why I “live so much in the past?”  She was wishing for me that I would…

religion scares me :: a reflection

Religion.scares.me. So quickly turning into actions. Deeds. Just notions. Before you know it you are doing religion. Lost is the element of the supernatural. The unknowable, powerful God. A loosed grip on what I think I know is an opening for the Spirit. It is something I cannot control, something.Other.than.me. Religion.scares.me. With my notions. Deeds….

Glutted with Good Things

I know it’s been a while. I’ve been glutted with books and blogs and music and helping the kids prepare for a new school year and moving Molly back in (My 22 year old step daughter.) I have been blessed with renewed friendships, times of striking & revealing Bible study, answers to prayer, working in…