Easter was delayed for me this year. And while part of me feels robbed, I’m also at peace. Because I know that Easter will come again.
I’ll admit to a rush of emotions as we turn the calendar today to March 1. As of today, we will have lived in our current home longer than we’ve lived anywhere else in our 13+ year marriage – 2 years, 7 months, 1 day … and counting. We’ve moved quite a bit in our 13+ yearsContinue reading “Settling In”
There are other reasons I am leaving Father behind. [See my previous post, Relationship: Parent, my most-viewed blogpost ever, for my initial explanation of why I’m leaving this term behind.] For one, I increasingly reject gender roles. The terms Mother and Father are filled with notions of parental responsibility and care (good!), but are also ladenContinue reading “Ditching Father and Resisting Gender Roles”
I recently completed a marathon of paperwork for my children’s elementary school. It is my annual handwriting workout. I write more by hand at this time of year than at any other time of the year. Emergency contact forms. Medical forms. Tell us about your child forms. School policy forms. How your child gets toContinue reading “Relationship: Parent”
Today I begin resume a new journey, a journey of fitness for ministry. You see, I’m not fit for ministry. For the ministry of National Guard Chaplaincy, that is. On and off for the past several years I’ve been discerning service in the National Guard as a chaplain. [In a future post I’ll write more aboutContinue reading “Fitness for Ministry”