This is an adapted form of the sermon I preached this morning, the Second Sunday in Lent. The gospel reading was Luke 13:31-35. I began the sermon with a doll. I held it up to my shoulder, gently patting its back and saying "shhh." I then said, "There you go. Good night," and put it … Continue reading Shhhh. It’s okay. I’m here. (Sermon)
I was hesitant to post what I wrote about suicide yesterday. And prior to receiving all the affirming and supportive comments, I second-guessed myself. I wondered if I should have written it, if I had gone too far. If I would just upset people instead of offering something helpful. I was speaking this with my … Continue reading On Fragility
Where Have I Been?
I had such a good run those first few weeks. I started this blog as a way to get my thoughts out, a way to reach out beyond the boundaries of myself, a way to fight the voice inside me that so often tells me to hide, tells me that I'd be safer if I … Continue reading Where Have I Been?