There has been a death in the family. As I write this, less than twenty four hours have passed since the bomb at Ariana Grande’s concert at the Manchester Arena. Twenty-two people have been confirmed dead, and an unknown number of people are injured. Social media is awash with connected stories. How a homeless man […]
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I travelled abroad for the first time when I was six. Along with my parents and my then two-year-old brother we went with some family friends to stay in a large house in Brittany, France. From what I remember, the house had a big yard that was perfect for playing in (especially water fights!), we […]
“If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to abuse one,” is one of the most chilling lines in Spotlight, a film based on the investigation by journalists at the Boston Globe newspaper that led to the exposure of endemic child abuse in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Boston in […]
Last week, at a continuing-education event with my peers, I was invited to draw or write my life map. The facilitator held up hers as an example, talking the group through it. She spoke of being born in a particular year, a bit about her childhood, her university days, and then went on to marriage […]
This summer I became a godmother for the first time. Somehow it was both a complete surprise and yet no surprise at all when an old friend, also a minister, and her husband invited me to take on this special role in their daughter Kirsty’s life. Becoming a godmother got me thinking: What kind of […]
I’d like to introduce you all to my colleague, Ruth Harvey. Ruth is a person who stretches my mind and my soul whenever our paths cross. Back last summer when The Young Clergy Women Project’s Conference Committee met in a classroom at Vanderbilt Divinity School to dream and to imagine and to make tentative plans […]
Over the trajectory of our lives, what are the longest and most enduring relationships we are likely to experience? With our parents? Our partner? Our children? For those of us who are not ‘only’ children, the longest relationships we are likely to hold are those with our sisters and brothers. Siblings are perhaps the most […]