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June 03, 2011
You are not your job.
You are not your body. You are not your house. You are not your car....
June 02, 2011
Why this blog was not titled “Mama:Monk of San Francisco”
When I started writing to all you lovely people, I was pretty lonely. I was...
May 31, 2011
It’s (Almost) Grateful June!
So, I’ve been reading Ann Voskamp’s blog a lot lately. I’ve known about her blog...
May 24, 2011
Just as my mother did…
The Bible is not particularly known for its progressive take on the value and significance...
May 23, 2011
Righteousness and Peace
Sunday’s Psalm (day 85) was one I recall reading sometime in late high school, early...
May 18, 2011
The ache of place
The idea of PLACE sort of blows my mind sometimes. That’s probably a weirdly deep...
May 11, 2011
The Good King
Because my husband usually gets only an hour with our boys in the evenings before...
May 09, 2011
What is true.
This is what my husband brought to my bed yesterday morning. He knows that I...
May 03, 2011
Thankful Tuesday: Mystery and the Rally to Restore Unity
If you haven’t heard, Rachel Held Evans has officially declared this week the Rally to...
May 02, 2011
How to be a hero for Mother’s Day: Prosperity Candle and Preemptive Love Coalition
Friends, this is not a regular type of Mama:Monk post and I try to keep...
April 23, 2011
Jesus’ body is removed from the cross
Thy body and Thy blood, O Word, Thou has offered at Thy crucifixion for the...
April 22, 2011
Jesus is nailed to the cross
Christ's Passion by Mary Karr Sure we’re trained to his suffering, sure the nine-inch nails,...
April 21, 2011
Descending Theology: The Garden by Mary Karr We know he was a man because, once...
April 20, 2011
Jesus takes up his cross
Untitled (An ancient Celtic prayer for sleep) O Jesu without sin, King of the poor,...
April 19, 2011
Jesus is stripped of His clothes
May Jesus' Death Be My Life (a prayer) O Christ Jesus, may your death be...
April 18, 2011
Jesus is condemned to death
The Binding by Cathy Song We love them more than life, these children who are...
April 18, 2011
Welcome to Holy Week
As we walk through Holy Week together, I’m going to take a step back from...
April 17, 2011
A Prayer for Palm Sunday
O Lord Jesus Christ, who on this day entered the rebellious city which later rejected...
April 14, 2011
A Psalm for Thankful Thursday
It’s been a while since I mentioned my Psalm a day. Please believe me: I...
April 11, 2011
Sunday, in the midst of rocking and bouncing my little babes in the back of...
April 04, 2011
The Pen Effect
In the past 9 years, I’ve lived in three very different cities: Syracuse, Philadelphia, and...
March 30, 2011
Why is rest such hard work?
Alysia Yates is one of those dearest kinds of people who come into your life...
March 24, 2011
Bless Thou to me my rest
The great thing about the first few weeks after delivering a child is that no...
March 14, 2011
Last Wednesday night, as I entered the church nursery where August had been playing while...
March 09, 2011
Wednesday: Ashes and Death
I love Ash Wednesday because it reminds me that I will die. I am a...
March 07, 2011
Lent is my favorite season of the Liturgical year. I love it for a lot...
March 04, 2011
Listen, I love you readers and you don’t deserve this but I’m going to complain...
March 01, 2011
“In Feast or Fallow”
Okay, so I’m admitting I’ve been a failure of blogging lately. Seriously, I know you’re...
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