I’ve had plenty of opportunity to think about kin these past months.
I left a church that had woven its heart into my own. We became Spirit kin and moving from them left me wobbly. 285 more words
In the beginning of the animated fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast,” beauty Belle is seen going through the town contending with ‘same old, same old.’ Then, with her nose in a book, she seeks the adventure inside while fluttering, flowing and twirling through the humdrum streets. 1,518 more words
By Wendy Choy-Chan
When I first considered going into seminary, a church friend asked if I had a calling to full-time ministry. My answer was, “not really… I just love to study the Bible and what I am getting at church and elsewhere is not enough.” She then said, quite bluntly, that I shouldn’t go because I didn’t have a calling. 451 more words