Ordinary Work

I simply get to work on ordinary things. This is all I know to do when I don’t know what to do. We go for a walk in the morning’s cold. We pay attention to the snow dusting the tops…

Read More

The Sanitized Stories We Tell

In the early days of a pregnancy, I went to see the midwife every month. Then it became every two weeks. Then, it began to feel as if I saw my midwife more often than I picked up my mail. We would go through…

Read More

Why not have a woman preach

Why not to have a woman preach. It’s a statement, not a question. Here’s why not. Here’s all the reasons why not. Here’s why women should not preach. Or teach. Or lead. Or pastor. Or prophesy. Or exhort. Let’s parse…

Read More

You’re already so loved

You don’t have to be productive and you don’t have to change the world. You’re already so loved. You don’t have to be smart. You don’t have to be simple. You don’t have to read all the right books by…

Read More