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For Abigail on her first birthday

Today was my youngest niece’s first birthday.  We celebrated her last weekend with a party and cake, and I spent this morning with her and her mom and sister, doing a little bit of girl bonding while shopping.  When I … Continue reading

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Banana Bread Prayers

I was standing in my kitchen on Sunday night, going through the motions that have become sacred to me over the last seven years.  Mixing, mashing, measuring, baking.  All of this for a few loaves of banana bread. And yet, … Continue reading

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Baptism and a down sort of day

I figured that the next post I wrote here would be a collection of thoughts on Sola Scriptura, since that’s something I’ve thought about quite a bit in the time since I accidentally broke my big news to my folks. … Continue reading

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Because Catholics Want to Hold Women Back

My dear friend Kirsten sent me this image from Scott Hahn’s facebook page yesterday.  Given the wrestle I’ve had with the church and women, it made me laugh pretty hard, and I knew I had to share it here.

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Wry Laughter

I got an email this morning that reminded me of this cartoon – one I first wrote about in a different blog space several years ago now. Spotting this cartoon from ASBO Jesus elicited a form of wry laughter as … Continue reading

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My Departure Year

A year ago tonight, I was sitting in a charismatic worship service, reflecting on the imminent arrival of my 29th birthday, and talking with Jesus about what the year ahead would hold.  Somewhere in the midst of that service I … Continue reading

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My Brain is Exploding

Okay, so since I know at least some of you who read here don’t know me, let me add the caveat that I am by nature a rather sarcastic person, and that that sarcasm is for me nearly always laced … Continue reading

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