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Quaranteam

It is looking like our "stay at home" mandate is going to stick around at least through May. And even when the "stay at home" mandate is...

Bud

I do not know how it is that I got so lucky, so assigned, so blessed, such kairos, such serendipity, such a gift. Some how, in some...

Small Things, Great Love

I've been thinking about the mothers of my faith. Thanks to a newly gifted tshirt, Dorothy Day comes to mind often. Thanks to an easy...

Cyclical wonderings

I return to one or more of these thoughts at least 1x every 20 minutes. Not exaggerating. These are written in no particular order. Why...

Prophets of a future not our own

Yesterday, Greg, Ben, and I were co-writing a OpEd we'll be sending to the Charlotte Observer. (We'll see where that goes.) As we were...

Behind the scenes at evening prayers

When Common Prayer:A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals came out in 2010, our community adopted it. We had previously used a mishmash of self...

Mondays are alright

Monday mornings begin with a walk around the neighborhood- me, Greg, Brother dog. Coffee next with breakfast. Another walk or a bike...

Essential

What is essential? Amazon said they would limit deliveries to essential items only. A stuffed toy cat arrived in a too-large cardboard...

Today, all I have are phrases

One of my sacred kindred people is in the hospital today. Tumors. Surgery One of my sacred kindred people is in the hospital today. ...

Good things

A list of things that are good to me right now My children are happier with all this one on one attention Journaling for documentation...

Oh Lord, How? And How long?

I don't know how long we've been at this new routine and way. If feels like a long time and also not. Some days, most days, there'll be...

Scarcity mindset is on the rise

I can feel the scarcity narrative resounding within me. I don't know how to get rid of it quite yet. Here's how it goes. Greg and I...

Creative Praxis beyond Corona

Perhaps this saturated an intense time is helping to point things out that are or have been always the case. Here is one of those things...

Corona Week 2 Wednesday

Remember watching that TV show? The period piece set back in time? It was the one where there was a plague an outbreak, or a war. Do...

Corona week 1 noticings

For me, this first week of shifting has been been guided by crisis mode stress. I guess it is good to notice my go-to's in stress: Reach...

Parenting in the apocalypse is....

Hard. I don't know how to parent. I've never done it before. I especially don't know how to homeschool, work from home, housekeep, and...

Corona week 1

Hello blog readers, I'm going to make an attempt to record these moments. I'm not going to make an attempt to make them perfect. I...

To Our Health

I'm thinking about the things that are going to keep us whole in these moments. And I'm thinking about the future. How are we...

a moment of fear, fading

I'm not a highly anxious person. I don't show much fear. Ever. I'm afraid this time. Fear has dug in a bit. Here's what I'm afraid...

H2O- Elemental Retribution

This new exhibition explores the interpersonal perceptions and human relationship to water through the perspectives of contemporary art....