Learning Sabbath Lessons

I have a favorite sweatshirt that I often wear. It’s a black hoodie and on the front is printed: Deacon, because full-time multitasking ninja is not a real title. My twitter profile describes me in this way: High-tech supply chain journalist, deacon, and mother…almost never in that order. And I will confess to you, my…

The Most Well-Known Verse

In the Episcopal Church, there hasn’t traditionally been a huge focus on memorizing versus of scripture. And yet, there are a few verses of scripture that are so well known that we recognize when someone says the chapter and verse. I checked some sources, and John 3:16 came in fourth on the list the most…

The Wisdom of Welcome

The other day on television, I was watching a reality cooking show called the Rachel Ray’s Kids Cook Off.  All of these 11 and 12 year olds are competing to win the chance to do an on-line cooking show and win money that will be put away as a scholarship to cooking school when they…