Tag: theology

Hope in the dark // Twenty 17s first new moon

It’s just what we need, isn’t it? Hope. Because right now it’s dark. Literally + figuratively. Literally it is the first new moon of the year. The darkest night that rolls around every month. So, should you go outside this evening + look up, you will not find the big, beautiful moon hanging above you…

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the magic of the winter solstice.

happy winter, northern hemisphere family! “There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”  ~ Edith Wharton i woke up really early this morning. like about 5 am. of course, it was dark, and would stay dark for almost 3 more hours. i have been thinking of..

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my response to your response.

whoa. i am overwhelmed by the response i have had after telling my story about my experience with the UMC and LGBT issues. you people are truly amazing. thank you! more than anything, though, i thank you for sharing and spreading my post – on Facebook and twitter and your blogs. keep sharing! but, not to up..

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a little reminder from an old friend.

i opened up my facebook feed a few minutes ago, and saw an amazing status update by a person that i admire greatly. jason was my theology professor and mentor when i was in seminary… challenging me, listening to me, and teaching me every day. i remember sitting in his classes and feeling as if..

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