I have been on a journey, which, if I complete it, I think is going to end somewhere in the heart of what racism has made and is making of me. It started when we elected Donald Trump to the Presidency of the United States. That election took me completely by surprise. Yet, when the… Continue reading In the Midst of an America that Makes No Sense.
In a statement from Bishop Laurie Haller of the Iowa Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church I read this paragraph: "In Iowa, we’ve been pretty evenly split around human sexuality, but the landscape is changing. Do you know what I’ve learned? Our rural farming communities tend to be more theologically conservative than our bigger… Continue reading Rural Communities Are Not Mayberry Tales
So many United Methodist ministers walking around today with edges that cut like broken plates. The strong and weighty wrongs they have been done by their creation, in which they placed their livelihoods and their trusts, have broken them. I have small gifts for healing. My stronger gift is seeing. I see fractures in your… Continue reading I See
I have an amazing ability to push down my feelings, but as I get older, I am finding that keeping them down is much harder than it used to be. They keep popping up for air and intruding on whatever else it is I am doing. This morning, I wanted to simply enjoy the silky… Continue reading Am I Fit?