Category Archives: Reflections

I’ve Come a Long Way…Just to Begin

“I’ve come a long way, just to begin…” This quote from the Indigo Girls song, “Come a Long Way,” echoes my life over the past year and now, my life moving forward. Many of you know that Corey and I … Continue reading

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Letting Go

This is my “pastor pondering” for our October newsletter at church. I just wanted to share it. Maybe someone else out there needs to hear these words just as much as I needed to write them! “The trees are about … Continue reading

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A Saturday Church (Reflections on General Conference)

As many of you know, I have just returned from the special General Conference session in St. Louis as a reserve/alternate delegate from Indiana. I was privileged to spend a full day on the floor as a voting delegate, and … Continue reading

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Same God on Both Sides

What is a Border? (this appeared as my monthly newsletter article to my congregation)  34 Then the king will say to those at his right hand, ‘Come, you that are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from … Continue reading

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Why I Spent a Morning with Guns

Why would I, an anti-gun pastor and mom, choose to spend a Saturday morning learning about guns, and even shooting a few herself? Read on! On my very first Sunday at my current congregation last summer, someone approached me just … Continue reading

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Terrorism…what is it exactly?

I was kept awake for part of last night- not (miraculously!) because of my 2 year old who doesn’t like to sleep, but because of the many thoughts I’ve been having about the world lately.  In particular, another mass shooting- … Continue reading

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A Post-Election Thought and Prayer

I know it’s been awhile since I’ve blogged!  Since my last post, Corey and I have moved, I started a new pastoral appointment, Corey has started a new job, we are deep into this whole parenting an infant thing, and … Continue reading

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