What will the anthropologists that visit us from space make of it all? What will they make of our face masks… protection from a virus, or just adornments for our mouths, like an heirloom brooch or cheap flashy earrings? What will they make of all these words on our t-shirts: Coke, Obama/Biden ‘08, Penn State, … Continue reading Anthropologists from Space
This week I am... Driving kids places, again and again endlessly Resisting dessert some days, eating three brownies another Rearranging furniture in my basement, making a sewing space, reorganizing the supplies, so much aspirationally-purchased fabric it fills a dresser, yet I have sewn exactly once in this house since I moved in Selling off furniture … Continue reading This week I am…
He forgot to read his book for school today. This he realized as he was putting on shoes to leave for school this morning after a leisurely four-day weekend. Instantly he transformed, from boisterous, cheerful almost-middle-school weirdo to panicked, shame-filled, sobbing nine year old. Oh, my child. I know how it feels. I know how … Continue reading Little things
I can't say enough good things about this list of important women theologians over on Englewood Review of Books. Some I was familiar with, and others were new to me. All are examples of women writing about God, in a diverse array of perspectives. And can I just say, the word theologian hasn't really kept a … Continue reading Know your (women) theologians
My one notebook reflects the integrity across my various gifts and arenas. I think this is how God wants me to be—extending my ministry to all the places I go, as professor, mom, friend, and perhaps pastor. I’m moving forward with candidacy in that spirit of wholeness.