Category Archives: Reflect

Blessing of Palms

This blessing can be heard coming from a long way off. This blessing is making its steady way up the road toward you. This blessing blooms in the throats of women, springs from the hearts of men, tumbles out of … Continue reading

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On The Other Side Of Nothing

“Resurrection is not a metaphor for mere happiness or relief at coming through something difficult. Resurrection is what there is on the other side of nothing. It is the life we had not thought of, and, despite our best efforts, … Continue reading

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Not Anglican Anymore

How does one leave the Church of England? There’s no ritual for that, no public ceremony to mark this step. So I’m announcing it here: no more. Enough. I do not consider myself Anglican, as of today. I’m letting go … Continue reading

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Happy International Women’s Day!

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In Her Love, She Will Give You New Life

trigger warning: mention of abuse I’ve been pondering Lent this year, and I’ve been praying about it, about how I will live it. What is needed this year? What I found is that God wants me to celebrate. To celebrate … Continue reading

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A Kingdom Not Of This World

God is my strength and my shield; * my heart trusts in her, and I have been helped; Therefore my heart dances for joy, * and in my song will I praise her. God is the strength of her people, … Continue reading

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Break Open

Trigger warning: mention of child abuse God is breaking us open, so we can breathe and let out the poison, and perhaps, in the end, heal. That is my hope… Finally, my parents are talking about the abuse. Me and … Continue reading

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