Messy and connected

Mainz

“If I don’t know how to connect in my mess, I miss a lot of loving. “ It is an odd moment to be a favorite.But it’s mine.My favorite liturgical moment of the church year happens today, Ash Wednesday, in the middle of the service. It is the moment when I exchange the peace of Christ with my neighbors in the midst of ashes on my head and theirs.It is an experience somewhat foreign to me: connection in the middle of mess.For most of my life, I lived in the context of a faith traditi … [Read more...]

Welcoming interruption, welcoming transformation

butterfly

"Transformation is real and it can make us into a woman we would never have imaged, a woman who feels at once like a stranger and a friend..."I’ve run across a few things this week that brought up the topic of interruption…A conversation with a directee and this insightful and concretely helpful blog post by Chris Corrigan.As often happens with me, those thoughts connected to the story of a woman in Scripture, the woman with the hemorrhage. Her whole story is presented to us as an int … [Read more...]


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