This Lent, I saw Christ's power take over in my weakness. I found Christ pinpointing the places where I've been lazy and need to take initiative, and the places where I'm over-committed and in need of rest. For Eastertide, I'm taking a break from my online presence. After Pentecost, I hope to return rested and ready to continue my explorations of food and faith with you all.Read More
Advent is my favorite season of the liturgical year.
Or perhaps not necessarily my favorite – I do love the feasts of Christmastide and Eastertide – but it is the season with which I resonate the most.
The remembrance of what is already juxtaposed with what is not yet.
The remembrance that Christ has come, the anticipation that Christ will come again.
I wonder how different our lives, our country, our world would be if we considered it sacrilege to rush through work without getting the good of it. If we sought opportunities for play within everything we do.Read More
I recently read through every blog post that I have written in the past seven years – each misspelled word, incorrect punctuation, and overused exclamation mark reminding me of the time I spent typing from a cell phone on a hostel bed or to the methodical sway of a sailing ship.Read More
This season of rest, this time to read, is a time to find supreme delight in the place of my love and concern and work, of God’s love and concern and work, so that I can go forth in responsible, effective activism for this justice that I so desire, that God so desires.Read More
As I entered the season of Lent, I prayed for the opportunity to slow down and rest. Anxious over finances, school, and plans for the future, I looked forward to the period of the liturgical calendar in which I could reorient my daily rhythms and seek to find contentment in the patterns of my life right now.Read More