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September 28, 2017

This year Yom Kippur, the day of atonement and one of the two highest holy days in the Jewish calendar, begins on the

 day that I will privately celebrate the twenty-fourth anniversary of my ordination into the ministry of word and sacrament in the Lutheran church.

I have an enduring affinity to and affection for Yom Kippur. It is that holiday during which observant and even not-so-observant Jews fa...

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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.