March 2014 archive

Why Aren’t You Married?

I think I could be good at being married.  I’m a good communicator. I’m generous and encouraging and willing to compromise. I stay calm in a crisis and I’m learning to admit when I’m wrong. But I am in my mid- (okay late-) 30s and it has not happened for me so the question of, “Does […]

Lent: God in the Dishwater

Lent does not come easily to me. I was raised in a tradition where Lent was something those other people did. It was brushed aside, unnecessary. As a child Lent was for kids who couldn’t eat chocolate, or had to swear off TV for 40 whole days! I was glad to be well free of […]