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Podcasts for your heart

This month I’ve been in the car for three hours each day, driving to Sewanee for a summer intensive course in liturgical history. Suffice it to say, I wouldn’t necessarily recommend this arrangement, but I would do it again in a minute just to be with my boys every night. 428 more words

Ok, I have some questions.

I wonder why nobody talks about the in-betweens: when you feel like you’re not where you were, but you’re not where you’re going yet, and there’s all of that stuff in the middle that’s full of fear and doubt and anxiety. 465 more words

A Sonnet for Petertide.

The 29th of June is St. Peter’s day, when we remember the disciple who, for all his many mistakes, knew how to recover and hold on, who, for all his waverings was called by Jesus ‘the rock’, who learned the threefold lesson that every betrayal can ultimately be restored by love. 247 more words


Leaving the Shadows

Writing anonymously or under a pseudonym is nothing new and the reasons for doing so are numerous. Anonymity is a mask that enables both good and bad. 1,498 more words


Giving My Time to God

We sang this hymn at the ordination service at the recent church conference my husband and I attended in Minnesota.  It reminded me that all our time belongs to God, and the way we spend it should reflect that.


Hot air balloons and noisy hedgehogs!

I’m hoping this post doesn’t turn into a ranting long list of all that’s wrong with my little world right now, but I felt I should probably write this to…I guess to show that chosing to live your life completely for God and trusting him in all and through all, isn’t as idyllic and refreshing and chocolate boxy as it sounds…but thank you Jesus-we’re just days away from the end of June and we are still alive! 487 more words


Ordination part 1

#695 The first #ordinationceremony of #petertide – it was a #joy and #privilege to see these beautiful people ordained #deacon! #prayers for all who are recently ordained, and those preparing for ordination over the coming week.