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Being a pastor gives you a unique lens -- being a female pastor who doesn't fit the mold gives you a REALLY unique lens. Here are some thoughts as I try and understand the world around me through that lens.

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An Edgy Eco-Encyclical- You go Pope Francis!

June 18, 2015

“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and foster its renewal is our only hope.” Wendall Berry We were listening politely, and to be honest the speaker up until this point had been unremarkable, with a few points that led me to […]

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50 Shades of Grace- The Clothes don’t make the Woman

April 29, 2015

With all the strange ethos that surround sexuality and dating in Christian culture, it’s no wonder that people don’t know what to do with the idea that I could be a gendered sexual being. I have met many women clergy who, after taking this job and working for several years, began to look less and […]

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You can’t be Han Solo; you’re a GIRL!!!

November 5, 2014

“You can’t be Han Solo you’re a girl!” this one sentence changed my life. It also started a bit of a wrestling match between 4 year old me and my best guy friend. I ran into the house covered in tears. Life would never be the same. As I sat with my mom she explained […]

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