Tag Archive: religion


. Am I the only one who feels this holiday season is darker than usual? Anyone else more likely to be discouraged than rejoicing? I feel like this advent is more a waiting… Continue reading

Love Like a … Glacier

Having two bright girls who love school provides for interesting dinner table talk. Gift 2 has been most excited about her science class project, in which she has chosen to make a model… Continue reading

A Thin Silence

Written in November 2010, inspired by a notation in the commentary of the Etz Hayim where it gave an alternate translation of G_d’s whisper to Elijah as… A THIN SILENCE Hunger sometimes feels… Continue reading

Why I Know I’m Right About My Beliefs

My vegetarian gay cousin has a board on Pinterest dedicated to religion, where he pins atheist quotes, some of them snarky. I hate it because it confronts me and makes me think. I’ve… Continue reading


Written for Courtney Hansen, on the occasion of her 18th birthday in January 2011 – and dedicated to all women. Eighteen Today we celebrate you, that the miracle of your birth really was… Continue reading

New Theology

Wrote this for the future Mr. a few months ago. Getting my wedding dress altered today. Only 46 more days to go! New Theology what is the exegesis of smiley kisses and sweetheart… Continue reading


Once upon a time, I wrote about the Sin of Perfection and how I thought maybe part of the reason Eve was successfully tempted to eat the fruit was the sudden idea that… Continue reading

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