What is Saving Me and What is Saving You

What is Saving Me and What is Saving You

“I just don’t think I can go this morning,” I tell H from the desk in the kitchen. He’s pulling his arms through his coat, wrapping a scarf around his neck, twisting an umbrella in his hands and packing his computer in preparation for a work day commute. “You’ve said...
How to be a Neighbor in a Hurting World

How to be a Neighbor in a Hurting World

On a sunny Thursday, I board a train near my house and get off in Richmond. A friend sitting outside the tube station greets me with a smile on her face. “Are your feet going to be okay walking in those shoes,” Elaine asks before standing up. I am wearing...

For Mothers: A Prayer and Response

As Mother’s Day approaches, we can sometimes feel unworthy of celebrating motherhood if we feel as though our efforts, or the dreams we envision for our children, haven’t measured up somehow. Today, I offer you this prayer and response inspired by Psalm 86. May it be...