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November 17, 2017

Tomas Moore (1779-1852) and Thomas Hastings (1784-1872) were from Dublin and Litchfield County, Connecticut, respectively, and there is no hint that they ever knew each other.

Moore studied law in London, was registrar to the Admiralty in Bermuda but eventually earned his name as a poet. He made his way to the United States where he wrote crticially of slavery--making him deeply unpopular with the...

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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.