Why I Love the Wilderness

“The desert is a dangerous place. Nobody goes there unless they really have to…” These are the words that begin countless Godly Play stories. These stories share the history of God’s people, where they came from, where they went, and most importantly how God met them wherever they were, guided them, protected them, and gave […]

Rain Prayer

This prayer was used at the end of my baptism retreat with children in pre-school through fourth grade and their parents. We stood in a circle and I led the prayer by walking along the inside of the circle, leading the different sounds, I would say the words of prayer over the storm sounds we […]

The Kingdom Among Us

My reflections after participating in the United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women, 2015.

Kingdom Now

Matthew 25:1-13 ‘Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. When the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them; but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. As the […]

Closed Doors

John 20:19-31 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” After he said this, he showed them his hands and […]