Advent, the Key

O Key of David, and sceptre of the house of Israel! who openest, and no man shutteth: who shuttest, and no man openeth; come, and lead the captive from prison, sitting in darkness and in the shadow of death. Is. 22:22; Apoc. 3:7; Lk. 1:79 Thou hast, O eternal Light, to shine in the midst … More Advent, the Key

I Confess

I clearly have a lot of confessing to do.  I’ve been publicly pouring it out through this blog.  Why?  Because it is incredibly freeing, and freedom is addictive. con·fes·sion kənˈfeSHən/ noun a formal statement admitting that one is guilty of a crime a statement setting out essential religious doctrine Christianity practices a confession of faith … More I Confess

Be a Nice Human

I’ve never overcome the habit of writing reminders on my hand.  Sticky notes with quotes and to-dos plaster my desk, my car, my life.  My favorite version is a T-shirt that has a simple phrase on it.  Be a nice human.  I need to become a nicer person.  And I need to be reminded.  I’m … More Be a Nice Human

The Golden Rule

I have lost faith in the Golden Rule.  Well, at least in the way I used to understand it.   This is what I heard: Treat others as you want to be treated. This is what I internalized:  Treat others as you want to be treated, and they will treat you how you want to … More The Golden Rule