Who are YOU when you aren’t busy?

I’ve been participating in a year-long Spiritual Academy through the Upper Room in 2021 and it has been incredibly good for my soul. Every 3 months for the past year, I have spent 3 incredibly meaningful days on Zoom with about 65 other people from across the country as we listen/talk/pray/worship/discern. We have had wonderful…

An Introduction to Toxic Charity

Hey! Welcome to the second blog that I’ve written today. The first one started as some musings about the philosophy of existence and whether chairs (and by extension, churches) exist…and I wrote myself into a bottomless pit and finally decided that I had more important things to do today…as I was reminded of an important…

Hello, My Name is….Yvonne

When I accepted the calling to ordained ministry, I clearly remember calling my parents, to share that decision with them. My mother answered the phone and I quickly told her of my decision. My announcement was met with an uncharacteristic silence (my mother was very verbal). I waited. And waited. Finally, she spoke. “What are…