I learned many things at my conference at Columbia Theological Seminary’s “Yes, And: Improvisational Leadership in Times of Dizzying Change" conference. I learned a lot of improv skills. I learned how they relate to ministry, including my work in spiritual direction. And I learned that I both miss congregational ministry and am grateful to have … Continue reading Don’t Yuck My Yum!
I have spent the past week after Hurricane Irma shut the town down* watching Pirates of the Caribbean again. My son was finally old enough to brave the skeletons of the first movie, Curse of the Black Pearl – though he still preferred to let me handle the second movie with its eerie fish creatures … Continue reading Pirates
I love to work. Not hard, get-sweaty, break-a-nail work, mind you, but I have always loved my jobs. One day, I think when I was still doing non-profit development work in Boston, I was telling my mother about all the hours I had worked that week. Never an early riser, I generally wasn’t in the … Continue reading Laboring
It is completely inappropriate to gripe about rain in Savannah when there is flooding from a hurricane in East Texas. So let me be completely inappropriate – my goodness, will it ever stop raining in Savannah? The days have been so grey. My husband, who lived many years in Portland, Oregon where the sun doesn’t … Continue reading Grey is the Loneliest Color…