Today is a celebration of Homecoming at my first alma mater, Gordon College, a place that became a home to me 10 years ago and will always hold a special place in my heart. Gordon provided a safe space for me to grow as an intellectual, a spiritually-minded person, and as a friend. And I met […]
I have so much on my mind today, and I’ve been unsure about how to start this post, typing and re-typing lines about all sorts of things. Like that day on my cycling trip when the fog rolled in on a lonely stretch of road near Point Arena, CA and I was scared out of […]
I’m loving this song right now, and I’m also admiring the artist, Taya Smith, for the positive energy and sense of empowerment that she exudes. I want to be a ballast in the storm, a conduit for positive energy, a light, a place of rest – for all that I meet.
Last night, we saw Hillsong UNITED in concert. They are seriously the only Christian anything that I can tolerate these days, despite having grown up in an evangelical church and attending a faith-based college for my first degree. I’ve been burnt out for years. But I am also a deeply spiritual person, and the tension between […]
A bit of reflection this morning: This morning, after Spencer left for work, I had my “mellow summer” playlist jamming while I cleaned up the house. I was just moseying around, picking things up, and then the song “You Are Mine” by Enter the Worship Circle came on. I’ve heard this song dozens of times – […]
Last night, I found out that my college sociology professor and beloved mentor, Dr. H, passed away a few days ago. It is such a tragic loss. In the last 12 hours, I’ve talked with many people I went to college with. Some people I talk to everyday, others I haven’t spoken with in years. […]
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