somewhere new, someplace safe: what we really need to hear

Am I beautiful? It's one of the most fundamental question we ask.  We throw it out into the void.  Sometimes, we get platitudes as a reply.  Sometimes we don't ever get a reply.  And sometimes we are chastised for even asking. I am no stranger to insecurity.  There are moments when I feel truly lovely [...]

searching

I searched for God among the throes of our best theological debates. I searched for God in the well worn pews nestled inside churches. I searched for God in the dog eared pages of my mother's bible. I searched for God in the quiet. I searched for God in the loud. I searched for him [...]