the parable of the workers in the vineyard.

The Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard: For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. He agreed to pay them a denarius for the day and sent them into his vineyard. About nine in the morning he went out and…

let me make something clear.

Today I received a call that made the random spike in my blog stats yesterday make sense. I was going to be doing ministry at a local church, that was revoking my permission to do so, because I’ve openly talked about my affair – confessing it – and how God has worked through even the…

victims, complimentarians, and victims of complimentarianism.

It’s taken me a long time to say this, and to address this. It hurts me so much to bring myself back through my personal experience with the damage that was inflicted on me using the complimentarian views on men’s and women’s roles. But as I’ve worked though that pain, moving through the stages of…

keep your hands to yourself. | a very angry, fed up poem

To preface, I’d like to state that only some of these are my personal experiences, and that inspiration was drawn from not just my life, but the lives of women around me that I love and admire. Also, I acknowledge that many are my own opinion, and not everyone will agree. That’s fine (but keep…

yoga is not a religion.

Let me repeat that: yoga is NOT a religion. Nor does it belong to any one religion. In fact, it’s merely a philosophy developed independently of religion but adopted by religions to enhance worship experiences of the individuals practicing. In Luke 10, Jesus says the greatest commandment is to “‘Love the Lord your God with…

forgiving (the verb, not the adjective) God.

One of our Holy Yoga leaders dropped a bomb of truth on us at retreat that was less like my mind was blown, and more like a pebble was dropped into the water, and it just continued – continues – to ripple and effect so many of my thoughts about and prayers to God. She…