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The BBT Tour

Barbara Brown Taylor is the author of some rollicking good reads, especially if you enjoy elegant prose with an introspective, Episcopalian vibe. (Who doesn’t?) Check out the trilogy in this order… 917 more words


A Four-Letter Word

When I was teaching an English 101 course at a local college, one of the exercises I went through with the class was the use of language. 946 more words

Progressive Christianity

Leaving Church

When I read Rachel Held Evans book “Searching for Sunday” earlier this year I was expecting a gentle journey through the heartbreak of getting battered in the evangelical church and a hopeful journey to a solution that retained faith while rejecting the failures of the church.   229 more words

A chance...

“Every human interaction offers you the chance
to make things better or to make things worse.”
An Altar in the World:Geography of Faith, Barbara Brown Taylor… 12 more words

Blog 36: Love & anxiety: Get off the Beaten Path!

It may seem odd that I blog about benefits of traveling, right after one praising stillness and becoming internally peaceful. But I have noticed an interesting correlation. 1,279 more words

The Gatherer: Inhabiting the times

There is a book in the bible that should be read within sight and sound of falling leaves. It is Ecclesiastes. It is a good book to read as gardeners try to tidy up the year – but never with complete success. 649 more words


The Ebenezers

“God is happening, and I am lucky enough to be in the Midst.” —Barbara Brown Taylor

When you leave a meaningful experience, or you’re changed, or you see a new side of life that you weren’t aware of before, it’s only appropriate that you take from it an Ebenezer, a sign that God was there in the midst. 616 more words

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