What to do with a childless mother?

“We are all meant to be mothers of God. What good is it to me if this eternal birth of the divine Son takes place unceasingly but does not take place within myself? And, what good is it to me if Mary is full of grace if I am not also full of grace? What … Continue reading What to do with a childless mother?

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What’s in a name?

What is a name but a vocalized jumble of consonants and vowels by which others call you? Your name is the sound your mother whispered to you, exhausted and sweaty, in the first moments of your life. The sound your best friend yelled across the gym locker room. The sound your partner moans in your … Continue reading What’s in a name?

What does it mean to be an interfaith minister?

I'm constantly discovering new answers to this question as "interfaith" can mean many things. Sometimes the word describe what happens when people of disparate religions come together for dialogue, hopefully for the sake of increased understanding and peace-building. For others, "interfaith" is a personal identifier, a way to explain a spiritual life that is rooted … Continue reading What does it mean to be an interfaith minister?