Just about a week ago, I took a quick peek at my blog stats and thought, “How could that be possible?” I was reacting to the swift and widespread (for me) sharing of the post You Choose Your Child’s Religion, which brought many more new readers to this [...]
Last Thursday, this blog had four pageviews. Four. You could count them on one hand, and still have one finger left over.
By the end of the day Friday, this blog [...]
KJ Dell’Antonia of the New York Times Motherlode blog has a new post out: ”Children, Choosing Their Religion.” Here are a few salient quotes:
There’s nothing wrong with raising children outside of a religious tradition, and that upbringing doesn’t preclude them from being part of a community or later finding a community of their own… There’s [...]
It’s been an interesting few days since the end of The Episcopal Church’s General Convention. Media coverage of Convention has sparked almost as much online discussion as Convention itself. As I’ve watched the conversation, one thing has become clear to me: right now, words are necessary to preach the gospel.
For a long time, I [...]
I know a little about how Teresa MacBain feels.
Six years ago, I too was a clergywoman with integrity problems. I had a full-time, well-compensated position as an associate minister at Fountain Street Church. It was a large (600+ ASA), historic, independent downtown congregation. When I began my ministry [...]
1. I’m a Christian. I wasn’t raised to be a Christian. In fact, my father explicitly told me that Christianity made no sense. I love being a Christian. More on that later.
2. I’m married. I’ve been married twelve years. To the same husband: my only husband. My parents got divorced. My grandparents got divorced. [...]
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Welcome!Here, a mother and priest chronicles her attempts at practicing resurrection. This sometimes involves small children and organizations known as "church." Other times it just means telling the truth. Occasionally chickens are mentioned. Click "About" for more...
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