Much of Twitter—at least, the trending hashtags—has become a dumpster fire, fed by the steady lighter fluid stream of people’s anger and frustration. The things people are willing to say to each other continue to stun me. Having studied the…Read More
Until recently, Christmas with my family was pretty easy. My husband and I would load up the Jeep with luggage and gifts and drive four hours north. Everyone lived in the same small Northern California town, so we’d gather…Read More
I am being repeatedly disabused of the notion that spiritual growth is beautiful and sweet. Lately, it’s been confusing, hard and occasionally devastating. Sometimes I feel like I am free-falling to the new normal. To borrow from a Johnny Clegg…Read More
Well, we made it. The election is over, and we survived. It’s likely that half of you are elated at the seemingly miraculous Trump win, and the other half are devastated by the Clinton loss. For some, you didn’t vote…Read More
There are a lot of skateboarders in my seaside town, so occasionally I’ll see an official metal sign prohibiting that activity – and, either on the sign or close by, a “Skateboarding is not a crime” sticker. I’d like to…Read More
Quick Start Guide to Centering Prayer
This short guide gives you the essentials for learning to be still and quiet before God so you can hear his voice and feel his love in a deeper way.