I thought I would share something I wrote about 5 years ago. I was at a turning point in my life and embarking upon a decision that ultimately brought me in this direction. I just ran across it and thought it really sums up who I am as a person. I hope you enjoy it and the accompanying poem. Ninety Six, The year I graduated high school and the number of hours this cities inhabitants have used to try to unearth my firmly held, deeply rooted, feelings of self, justice, and humanity. I am not a perfect person. I am … Continue reading Strange

It’s not just my last name… *Blog Carnival

For some of you it’s easy, I imagine, to write about what the Church means to you, your family, and your life. For me, this question is a little harder to understand. To elaborate on.  So some back ground. I grew up in Seattle, Washington. Baptized at West Seattle Lutheran. That’s about the end of my growing up with the church in a formalized fashion. To my parents’ credit, they let me face the questions of how, where, and ultimately if I chose to worship to me. As I grew up. I really didn’t think about it. There was the … Continue reading It’s not just my last name… *Blog Carnival