Death & Birthday Musings

I have been feeling very funky lately. Not the good funky (disco music, dancing around the house), but the not-so-good funky (depths of doldrums). A dear friend passed away last week, after weeks of struggle. It's a surprise that is not a surprise, you know? How can it be a surprise and not a surprise… Continue reading Death & Birthday Musings

Blog, consequences of a theological education

I am grateful for …

Tonight, I am grateful for the support I received from friends in my church community who thanked me for writing that post last week, which was so hard to write. Several people told me that it was well written and powerful. Well, thanks. Also that it seems likely that the institution will change, one way… Continue reading I am grateful for …


my day, including a rant about student loans.

So, it turns out that the reason we've been bouncing checks for the past four months is because I was double-paying my student loans. The autopay setup on my bank must have created a new payment instead of editing a current payment, resulting in two payments. Just to be special, however, the autopay made a duplicate… Continue reading my day, including a rant about student loans.