I’m not knee-deep in discernment and assessment, seeking nominees to become the ninth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan! Nor am I working on documents to introduce them to the diocese!
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It’s not Spring Break with children at home! Nor is [...]
Want to make some changes in 2013? You’re not alone. I’m also pondering ways to make the coming year better than the last. Some recent app discoveries are giving me hope that this year, I might succeed.
I’m no stranger to making resolutions and goals for the New Year. But too often, [...]
Martha Stewart would not feature Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree. But it stands for Christmas nonetheless.
This year’s Advent wreath reminds me of Charlie Brown.
Our family has a tradition of an Advent wreath in the center of the dining room table. We light a candle every night and sing a song that sounds a lot [...]
This morning brings news of the discovery of a subatomic particle that resembles the Higgs boson. I last studied physics in 1986, so I confess that I am not entirely clear on the magnitude of this discovery. As I read the New York Times article, these two sentences stood out:
Confirmation of the [...]
Once upon a time, I started a blog, very, very quietly. As in, I told no one. It occurred to me that having a blog (writing in public) and telling absolutely no one about it (keeping it private) were somewhat paradoxical. Okay, okay: they were completely self-contradictory and demonstrated a conflicted mind.
On the one [...]
One of the aspects of “Mortal, Can These Bones Live?” that I noticed was the absence of concern regarding clock-time. As our facilitator said in his opening remarks, “I’ve abandoned agendas… because so many are hidden, yah?” (As he also said: “I’m the only Canadian in the room, so you already know [...]
Lent has begun. Our family and some in our congregation are experimenting with “Lent in a Bag,” a resource inspired by a posting on the National Association of Episcopal Christian Education Directors e-list (recently renamed “forma”). At the beginning of last week, I gathered Lenten symbols and wrote very short [...]
Good to meet you! I’m Nurya…
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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