According to a Plan? Not so much!

One could say it was a family trip gone wrong! Now don’t be mistaken, it all started just like a family trip is supposed to start – according to a plan! Early in the morning, we scooped the girls up, dressed them in the coordinated outfits (you know me).  And I think...

When You Can’t Sit Still

There is one thing that draws me to the United Methodism.  Actually, let me correct myself.  There are many things that draw me to the United Methodism, one of them being its emphasis on social justice and involvement, or the journey towards perfection, or the amazing...

Change

I’m going home – I’m going home in six days exactly – not that I’m counting or anything!  Truly though, I am so excited to see my family and friends.  Now of course, I’m less than thrilled about the process of getting us all there.  New York and Paris and Budapest and...

A New Family

I am thirty-two years old and I have moved five times in my life. Not a significant number for some, yet these five moves have taken place in a matter of less than ten years and only after I became a pastor. As United Methodist pastors, however, we signed up for...

Called Out of Our Comfort Zone

Being a mother is not exactly the most comfortable thing I can imagine. I mean, you get to wake up at some ungodly hours of the night, and that one time you decide to get dressed up for church, your toddler somehow manages to wipe her chocolate covered mouth on your...

The Wind Blows Where It Pleases

I tell you what, I’m not a huge fan of the wind. Now don’t take me wrong, I love me a little breeze, especially as I’m sitting on the beach and it’s blazing hot out there – and don’t even get me started on the humidity. That little breeze always comes in handy then....