Pastoring and Pandemics

To meet or not to meet. That seems to be the big question. In all my years of education and pastoral conferences, workshops and seminars, we never once covered “What to do in a Pandemic.” And while there are suddenly heaps of resources I can buy right now and online seminars I can pay toContinue reading “Pastoring and Pandemics”

Centered Set, take two

(Credo Friday is about posting reflections on my beliefs and the ways in which they shape me. These posts represent the things I believe at the time that I wrote them and the ways in which they are being worked out in my everyday life.) “We live in a world of evaluations, assessments, and measurements,Continue reading “Centered Set, take two”

Addressing Candace Owen’s ‘Brave’ Rant

Dear White Friends It’s only my white friends so far who have shared the Facebook posted “Candace Owen rant” (her word) with me. Every time it has happened so far it comes with a note about balance or fairness or the whole picture. I had never heard of Candace before so I watched the video.Continue reading “Addressing Candace Owen’s ‘Brave’ Rant”

Camino Diary, Day 10

(Sorry for the delay, life has been rudely interrupting my plans. Day 10 was our last day with Derrick on the Camino, a day we chose to take slowly and to savor.) This was a day for sleeping in. Derrick had been celebrated the night before and rest was very welcome. We had a roomContinue reading “Camino Diary, Day 10”