Monthly Archives: November 2011

Hope is the shape that love takes, waiting.

I confess. I love Advent. It’s my favorite season, of the church calendar or any other calendar for that matter. Having been raised Southern Baptist in a not-remotely liturgical church, I came late to the Advent party. But I am … Continue reading

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

Sophia the wisdom of God created at the beginning of God’s work the first act of God long ago Sophia feminine by name playful by nature, daily God’s delight a master worker, rejoicing always in the inhabited world, the human … Continue reading

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Coach? #epicfail

I get that athletics at any level takes a lot of commitment, dedication, and focus. And the higher you go in terms of talent and performance, the sharper that focus. Of course, that tight aperture can create a narrow or … Continue reading

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This one soul …

That’s my dad’s high school graduation picture. I love it, because he looks like the banty rooster he was. He played basketball and football in high school, and was without a doubt the toughest 5’4″ 140 lb. player the Rio … Continue reading

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All (my) saints’ day

In the season when the leaves explode with color and then litter every path, I settle in, layering clothes, listening longer, battening down my own hatches for the long nights ahead. I have turned into an autumn kind of woman; … Continue reading

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