Rites of Passage: Sabbatical as Sabbath


The first spring I spent in Chicago after two years of living in southern California was magical. Do you know how brilliant the first green grass is after a long snowy winter? Having grown up in South Dakota I was and am intimately familiar with dramatic season changes.  But something about having been out of [Read More...]

Getting Theological: Remember Sabbath


It was right after I’d submitted the final manuscript proofs to the publisher for my third book, Feminism and Christianity, that I admitted to my Facebook friends that I was antsy without a big book project.  Wondering what was next.  Feeling adrift.  My friend Krista simply commented,  “Remember sabbath.” Oh.  Yeah.  That sounds familiar. Sabbath.  [Read More...]