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.
April 23, 2015
I was holding a fitness magazine in line at a grocery store when a lady from my church surprised me. We chatted for several minutes, and it wasn’t until I left the store that I noticed the headline across the top of my women’s fitness magazine was one of those ‘how to please your man’ topics. […]
April 15, 2015
The other day I sat across from two young men who were questioning a lot about faith and church. We decided to go grab coffee and had great conversations that jumped all over the place. Eventually it got quiet and one said, “this is going to embarrass my buddy, but do you date?” Now […]
October 15, 2014
Thank you to everyone who has sent responses to “The Crap We Say” some folks asked what were the three funniest things people say to single people at weddings. From that conversation came this video. I hope it helps to shed a little light on the power of words.
October 7, 2014
I was officiating a wedding on my 31st birthday. My then boyfriend and I weren’t in a great spot. He didn’t come with me to the wedding and so the sweet couple sat me at a table with other singleton non-marrieds. It ended up being a table of awesome “crazy aunties.” Everyone loves a crazy […]
September 30, 2014
The smell of horses, people walking around with giant turkey legs, and men in tights. I have no idea what happens at a Renaissance Faire. I’ve never been to one, so the only thing I can think of is people eating those giant turkey legs and mock jousting. Or, maybe Heath Ledger wooing the […]
September 26, 2014
The screen shows a very pale man slowly dragging through the street torn clothes and a blank look on his face. We all lean forward to hear him whisper “brains…” There seems to be this obsession with zombies lately. From television to the movies the undead are everywhere. My good friend spent an entire weekend […]