Starting a Spirited conversation.

10. Define personality as pertains to deity. I first read that essay topic fifteen years ago. It was on the application I was completing as part of the process to be ordained. I had no idea what it meant. I mean, I knew what all the words meant. But strung together in that way, I […]

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What do you want to learn?

I read a lot. Most of it is pretty random. (See Addicted to Story). Often I will be in  a conversation and I will think, “I need to learn more about that.” But then I forget and read randomly. You forget too. So what if we agreed that we didn’t want to forget? What if […]

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living between the big three

The church calendar feels unbalanced somehow, at least about the big three holidays. The really big holiday, acknowledged inside and outside of the church, is Christmas. We are excited about Christmas. Everyone loves a baby. We are ready for angels and mangers and cuteness. And then, the holiday that we know is more important than […]

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with friends like these

Have  you ever wanted to watch your friends talk about you? To see what they think about you when you aren’t around? That’s pretty scary. Let’s be more encouraging. Have you ever wanted to listen to people that you have taught something, to hear what they learned, what they understood? That’s pretty scary, too. We […]

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