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Here’s a dialogue that I hope will coax some of you shy ones into the water….from Peg Gerrity’s story ‘Becoming a Woman God Could…and is… Using.’ in the Stories of Hope section–would Peg have been the being of beauty and grace that she is, if she had not survived and grown deep roots of faith [...]
I live in a small, lovely cottage, and in the winter, living here in central Oregon, all the houseplants come inside. I really love plants and have a LOT of them, so they begin to take over a bit, competitive for window space and to be near–but not too near–my ancient gas fireplace that belts [...]
A vivid and lasting memory that continues to live and grow in my heart from the WomenSpeak 2007 Conference is that of Immaculee Ilibagiza. A beautiful young Rhwandan woman speaking eloquently and soulfully of the genocide of family and friends. A mesmerizing story and such a gift to those of us listening. It left me [...]
As the host of the Virtual Tea House, I’m being asked to tell a little about myself (see my bio at the end of this post) and talk more about the purpose of the website*. Over the next few days/weeks, I’ll be doing just that, and will continue to invite all of you to join [...]
As we stand at the beginning of Holy Week, I wonder how the rest of you are faring. Perhaps this is an important week for you, perhaps it is not. As someone who staddles both the Catholic tradition and the UCC Church, I find that Holy Week still looms large in importance for me. It [...]