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December 6, 2018

A few weeks ago I colored my hair red. I had always loved my mother’s and my sister’s red hair and my other sister’s ashy blonde. As the mousy-haired one in the family I have long had blonde highlights—long enough that most people think that’s my natural color.

Red, I knew, would be a departure, a nod to the distaff side. Or perhaps I was channeling Christina Hendricks’ Joan from “Mad Men” (never m...

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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.