When A Story Appears Mundane . . .
When There’s an Empty Chair at the Table . . .
Here Lies . . . An Unlikely Candidate
I’m Listening (she says in her best Frasier voice)…or Not
To be silent no more: #metooatGibeah
If I Had Known Then What I Know Now: Pastoring and #MeToo
What Anticipatory Grief Is Not
#metoo #shametoo #healingtoo
Tell Me the Story of Trauma
The Good Tears of Grief
When Expectations are Unfulfilled
Why I Support Bipartisanship…as a Christian
When God is Apparently Absent
When God Waited
Why I Don a Mask . . . as a Christian
When Enemy Images Emerge
When God Resisted Toxic Positivity
When Jesus Was Needy
When Jesus Did Not Obey the Rules
The Unanswered Prayers of Jesus and Me
When Jesus Asked ‘Why’
4 Lessons about Life I Learned from Death
The Myth of Returning to Normal
Drowning in a Sea of Grief
The Unspoken Tragedy of the Coronavirus
Faith in the Dark
Why Is It Everybody Else Is So Happy Except Me . . . and Other Sweeping Statements I Believe
A Table Changes Everything
Words a Pentecostal Does Not Want to Hear . . .
Finding Freedom in Mourning
The Time Warp of Grief: Going Backwards to Go Forwards
Risk, Uncertainty, Exposure, oh my
What I Learned about My Humanity from My Pet
Why am I . . . epistemological and existential questions that haunt me in the night
Once upon a time . . .
God’s Voice of Silence
What Does a Swan Have to Do with Grief?
Being Welcomed: Is There Anything More Affirming?
This Little Light of Mine
Rituals: Security for a Long, Dark Night
The Holidays: When Loss Is Revisited
A Love Story That’s Not Just Between Two People
But . . . But . . . I’ve Done Everything Right, So Why Is Life Going Wrong?
It Isn’t Pretty . . .
Playing the Blame Game
Sacred Space: A Divine Encounter Between Us
When A Transformational Shift Occurs . . .
The Powerful Reality of a System
The Power of Touch
A Lesson from Souper Potatoes
Worship & nonViolence
One of These Things is not Like the Other
The Unmapped Experience: An Escort to Empathy
An Unlikely Marriage
The Borg, Losses, and Pentecost
Be All You Can Be and Other Such Thoughts
When Uncertainty Fosters Hope
Learning from “Curiosity Killed the Cat”
God, Where Are You?: A Response to an Age-Old Question
Webs, Spiders, Flies, and Blame
Space in Me, Space for You
Learning from the Power of Abandonment
Praise, Potato Chips, and the Dark Side
The Significance of Re-membering over Dis-membering
When Christmas is NOT as Advertised
A White Elephant in the Room
Learning to Care for the Enemy . . . within
What’s Our Mentality? Scarcity or Abundant?
Thoughts on Conflict, Violence, Humanity, and the Church While Jet Lagging
Vulcan Mind Melds & Shared Realities, Part 2: Loss of Identity
Vulcan Mind Melds & Shared Realities, Part 1: Loneliness
When a Caregiver Says, “I don’t know”
The Chaotic Journey of Transition
The Vulnerability of the Journey
Listening: A Sign of the Church?
Parallels of Presence
The Fallacy of Letting Go
Grief and a Need to Matter
Grief as a Protest
Presence: A Gift of Dementia?
A Space to Mourn . . . A Space to Celebrate
Being with the disenfranchised . . . griever