My dear, dear readers: Thank you so much for your support these past few years. I feel like each of you has journeyed with me through some of the formative years and experiences of my life, and for that I am deeply thankful. Quite frankly, this blog would have been nothing without each and every […]Read more "My New Blogging Home!"
Okay, I know, I know – it’s been a long time since I last posted. But instead of giving my usual litany of tired old excuses (my kids, writer’s block, my house got broken into, etc.), this time, I have a very good reason for not being able to post: Since I ended my time […]Read more "A New Season, Same God"
I have so much to announce that it’s hard to know where to begin! But given that I will be talking mostly about endings, perhaps I should just start at the beginning: First, after serving as Interim Pastor of Peace Fellowship Church for almost two years, my time with that community has finally come to […]Read more "The End of Many Chapters"
Like many of the weather phenomenon of recent years, I haven’t a clue as to what a “polar vortex” is. But to me, “polar vortex” is synonymous with “crappiest week that I’ve had in quite a while”. It all started on Monday morning, when I awoke to discover that our kitchen and bathroom sinks were […]Read more "A Polar Vortex Miracle"
***This post was first published on December 18, 2012*** The above picture is what twenty 5-year olds look like. It’s Christmas time, which we all know, is the the most wonderful time of year. Joy to the World, and all that. And there is good reason for this, both culturally and theologically. We get to […]Read more "Newtown is a True Christmas Story"
Thank you to everyone who donated to our health insurance this year! Here’s an update on where things stand now: Unfortunately, we haven’t raised enough to afford the same health insurance plan that I had with my denomination for the past four years. This was initially something of a disappointment. But the good news is […]Read more "Why Fundraising is the Worst…and the Best"
Some of you might remember a post I wrote almost exactly one year ago, where I shared that I was having a hard time blogging because I had been rejected by a few dozen publishers. Those rejections were not limited to publishers either, as an even greater number of agents had also turned me away, […]Read more "Why I’m Not Blogging, Part 2"