It’s been a while since I’ve updated this, and so many things have happened in the space of that four or five weeks. I’ve had a lot of emotions that I’ve been trying to chase down, figure out, and name so that I can deal with them. One of the biggest challenges has been my … Continue reading Lessons about anger
So, for those of you who don’t know, I am beginning a year of intentional living and volunteer service in Nashville, TN. Since most of the things that I do seem to involve a bunch of syllables that nobody really understands (nonprofit lyfe???), I’ll define that! Intentional living: I am living with four other young … Continue reading “Women so empowered are dangerous”: on living intentionally, learning jobs, and Audre Lorde
WOW. So many transitions! In the midst of all these transitions, I’ve been making a list of things I wanted to blog about. This post is about the things on that list. 1. The Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America Summer Peace Camp 2014 (a.k.a. “Peace Camp!”): Imagine a ton of progressive Baptists from California, … Continue reading Canada, Michigan, and Nashville, Oh My!
We are living liberation… We are building up a new world… Walking hand in hand. These words echoed throughout the Pisgah National Forest last weekend, coming from the Hot Springs Resort and … Continue reading Wild Goosebumps
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 … Continue reading Recognizing, Realizing, and Re-radicalizing: the Idea of Being a Woman in Ministry
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 … Continue reading Alone in the Garden
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 … Continue reading Commencement and Pentecost