Category Archives: Faith

Featured Post at Provoketive: “Turning Up the Volume on the Muted Religious Left”


Guest posting seems to be my theme of the week, with posts at Urban Times and Alise Write earlier this week.  Today I have the featured post at Provoketive.  True to Provoketive’s mission to “provoke the reader’s imagination through conversation … Continue reading

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Featured Post at Provoketive Magazine: The Smallest Church in the World


I am proud to have my first featured post today at Provoketive, an online magazine that strives to provide an open and engaging dialogue about life, faith, justice, and culture.  There are some truly amazing and inspiring writers associated with … Continue reading

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Simple prayer. Profound meditation.


please… please.. please… I whispered the words softly, quietly. Please. Please. Please. I chanted the words silently, but strongly. As I stood in the bridal waiting room at the back of the church, ready to step out to a church … Continue reading

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That Nasty Beautiful Bug


That bug.  That nasty, creepy-crawly, disgusting bug. That bug.  That beautiful, golden, iridescently luminous bug. Have you ever noticed how our perspectives on a situation can change given its background, framework, and surroundings? Upon discovering the bug in this photo … Continue reading

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