The last of our robin chicks is trying to leave the nest. Three fledglings have already flitted away as expected but Number Four hasn’t decided to take the leap of faith from our porch to freedom. He appears confused and … Continue reading The Fourth Egg, Faith, and the Case for the Nature of God
I went crazy about six or seven months ago. It started with a voice in my head uttering an odd phrase that didn’t make sense to me: “The tea house at the end of the world . . . .” and … Continue reading The tea house at the end of the world
My husband and I have a library. Actually, it’s a spare bedroom with no bed. It’s really an unattractive room, except for the hodgepodgery of books, which we find extremely attractive. There is no “décor” to speak of, unless you … Continue reading Yearning for one-footed Christianity
It’s not a secret in my circle that I am a prodigal daughter. I bolted from the religion of my youth over 30 years ago and rejected any idea of a little g god or Big G God. It was mostly intellectual anger … Continue reading Which version of Christianity is Christian?
It’s May 2019. Another school shooting in the USA. The 15th this year. One dead child, eight injured. Oh, by the way, the dead child was shot five times because he rushed the shooter in order to protect his classmates. … Continue reading Unfollowing Jesus on social media
The whole world changed. Well, most of it. There are small tribes in secret places that continue to live almost exactly the way they have for several hundreds of years. But the rest of the world changed in giant ways. … Continue reading Ouroboros and the silencing of prophets
Oh dear Lord! There it is again: the meme spreading the false equivalence of the Old Testament’s Nehemiah, rebuilder of Jerusalem, to Donald J. Trump, accidental president of the United States. As if it hasn’t been enough to hear far … Continue reading No. Trump is not the second coming of Nehemiah!