God Invites Our Disappointment: Praying the Psalms

Back in February, I had the chance to chat with my dear friend Gina Colvin on her podcast, A Thoughtful Faith, about the practice of praying the Psalms. I thought I'd share the conversation here for those who are interested. Enjoy! God Invites Our Disappointment: Praying the Psalms (A Thoughtful Faith ep. 281)

What Is a Prophet?

It's General Conference weekend, which for many of my marginal Mormon and post-Mormon friends brings up trauma, anxiety, and pain. I'm so sorry for that. Please take care of yourselves. Gather support around you; eat something delicious; take a walk; take a bath; do what you need to do. If it helps, give yourself permission... Continue Reading →

God, Make Me Brave

Invocation/Benediction Father, Mother, help me piece together the contradictions of my life: White cotton, red satin, brown polka dot; torn Sunday dress, Navajo rug, frayed baby blanket. Make me insistent on every lonely shred, willing to sacrifice no one. Where there is no pattern, God, give me courage to organize a fearsome beauty. Where there... Continue Reading →

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