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February 9, 2017

By some strange coincidence, I find myself reading three very different memoirs by three very different white men.

I’ve just finished J.D. Vance’s best-selling memoir, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, and am making my way through major 20th-century theologian, Jurgen Moltmann’s autobiography, A Broad Place and Eric Fair’s provocative memoir, Consequence which explores hi...

January 26, 2017

Watch carefully because I’m about accomplish this fancy, journalistic sleight of hand in which I start this post in a curmudgeonly vein and, by sheer dint of willpower end up with one that will make you say “Ahhh” or is it “Awwww!” and want to print it out and put it on your fridge with your new Etsy magnets.

I mean, anyway, that’s Plan A. Plan B is that I’m still in a bad mood when I finish.

The ba...

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I'm a writer, yoga teacher, Lutheran pastor, and music nerd living in New York. I find a feast in daily living - most days, anyway - and write about it here. 

Finalist for the 2017 Chautauqua Prize!
The frank and funny story of a church-geek girl who spent twenty years in the ecclesiastical trenches as a Lutheran pastor, preaching weekly words of hope she wasn’t sure she even believed.