Category Archives: current events

A prayer for the next day

This was published July 5th on the Episcopal Cafe. The previous day, I had visited with my new friends: a refugee family from the Congo living in Cleveland. “There will be fireworks,” I told them. “Oh no!” The parents exchanged … Continue reading

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An open letter to the NRA, after *that* recruitment video

You do not have to arm yourselves against me. I am honestly bewildered as to why you are afraid of me, a middle-aged, moderate-radical priest, mother, and cat-lover. Continue reading

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Jesus’ health insurance policy

He tried ignoring her. Then, she was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted. Continue reading

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Holding fast to an ordinary peace

Whenever we visit the in-laws in the British midlands, my husband’s extended family gathers in a local Indian restaurant for a curry. On one such evening a couple of years ago, the service was, uncharacteristically, rubbish. We were beginning to … Continue reading

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Holy Comforter

Do not be alarmed by her unpredictability. She knows what she is doing. She speaks your language. She knows your name. Continue reading

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Good

Brooding over the nascent creation; the divine nesting instinct restrained, barely distressing the surface, featherlight, lest its exquisite potential be crushed by the weight of glory.

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Statuesque

A sermon for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, 2017 “Athenians, I see how extremely religious you are in every way. For as I went through the city and looked carefully at the objects of your worship, I found among them … Continue reading

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