Recognizing, Realizing, and Re-radicalizing: the Idea of Being a Woman in Ministry

I have had the good fortune this week to revisit some amazing friendships with some amazing women. Besides sitting at home watching “Nashville” and “Orange Is The New Black” and cuddling with my cat (picture forthcoming), I have been able to Skype with two of my best friends and visit two more friends who are [...]

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Alone in the Garden

I come to the garden, alone. The Earth is filled with the dark, pre-dawn smell of possibility. Expectant waiting…isn’t that what I went through with you before? Out of the darkness and into the world, I brought you, At once lesser and greater than I. The garden is pregnant with the silence of waiting. Is [...]

Commencement and Pentecost

Two weeks ago, I graduated from Oberlin College. After four long years of reading, studying, writing, taking tests, living in dorms, sharing bathrooms and showers, listening to lectures, eating in dining halls and paying tuition, I have come to the conclusion that it all went wayyyyy too fast. In the moment, I know I dreamed [...]