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Interview with Sarah Griffith Lund and Blessed Union

Interview with Sarah Griffith Lund and Blessed Union

As we settle into the end of winter blues and approach the start of our second year living with a pandemic, this month’s author interview feels incredibly timely. Many of my friends are talking about mental health, but not many of them feel comfortable talking about...

Diamonds and Dust: An Ash Wednesday Meditation

Diamonds and Dust: An Ash Wednesday Meditation

“And, lo, the star which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.” -Matthew 2:9, NKJ   The first book I picked up in 2021 was Father Gregory Boyle’s second book Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical...

5 Lighthearted Books with Substance

5 Lighthearted Books with Substance

A few weeks ago I was on a Zoom happy hour with my girlfriends when one of them declared “I wish I liked your book recommendations but you like serious and heavy stuff and right now I really need something light!” Honestly, I love when I get book recommendations wrong...

Start Close In by David Whyte

Start Close In by David Whyte

My conversation with author Ellie Roscher about her most recent book 12 Tiny Things: Simple Ways to Live a More Intensional Life was so much fun, I hope you check it out. The whole time I was reading the book I kept thinking of the poem Start Close In by the poet and...

Book Review: A Rhythm of Prayer

Book Review: A Rhythm of Prayer

There are many prayer books available to clergy, worship leaders and those who engage in spiritual direction. Some provide prayers to be adapted to one's own use and some talk about the understanding and practice of prayer. What makes each of them work is the specific...

Interview with Ellie Roscher and 12 Tiny Things

Interview with Ellie Roscher and 12 Tiny Things

I am deeply honored to welcome teacher and writer Ellie Roscher as my first guest for the new author interview series. Not only is Ellie the author of three books including How Coffee Saved My Life: And Other Stories of Stumbling Towards Grace and Play Like a Girl:...

5 Favorite Posts of 2020

5 Favorite Posts of 2020

I always find it interesting what reflections resonate with readers and what ones flop. Often reflections I write and adore, fall flat with readers and reflections I am slightly underwhelmed by really resonate. In preaching this is understood as Spirit work--closing...

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