{faith is waiting, leaning in. a lump in the throat}

It is the prolific writer and theologian, Frederick Buechner, who said: “Faith is different from theology because theology is reasoned, systematic, and orderly, whereas faith is disorderly, intermittent, and full of surprises…. Faith is homesickness. Faith is a lump in the throat. Faith is less a position on than a movement toward, less a sure thing than a hunch. […]

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When our Traditions and Tired Beliefs are Calcified into Orthodoxy (Brief Thoughts On Women)

  Yesterday as I was sitting across from one of the people I respect most in the world when my life changed forever.  You see I have had many long years of being in pain about being a woman in the church, though I am on a path of healing. Yes, this story does have […]

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I am human. Join me. (Thoughts on faith, confession and writing)

Part two of … this.  A response. You know it’s funny.  Several people responded to what I wrote today with what I found to be a slightly odd, or at least a surprising response to me.  Okay, odd isn’t fair.  They expressed concern.   You need to know something. If I have gotten to the place of putting […]

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