Tag: Podcast

Except in a church.

In many ways, my faith journey is a fairly common one. I grew up in a Christian household where we took turns saying the blessing before each meal, read the Bible together daily at breakfast, and attended church as a family at least once a week. Starting in college, I needed distance from the religion…

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Fireworks!!

Summertime and the livin’ is… George Gershwin Once upon a time, the very first fireworks were concocted in a cooking pot: cooked up by a Chinese cook in her kitchen. At least, so the legend goes. Apparently the combustible ingredients were right there in her spice cabinet: saltpeter, charcoal, sulfur, and a dash of who…

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The Getaway Car

Summertime and the livin’ is… George Gershwin Midlife crisis.  He had all the outward and visible signs. He started wearing a baseball cap to cover his balding head. In his late forties, he got a tattoo for the very first time.  And he got a getaway car – the classic imported convertible kind. Even used,…

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Happy Birthday Emmanuel Voices!

We are SO excited! Our parish blog just turned ONE! Launched last year on the Feast of Pentecost, Emmanuel Voices aspires to be, A literary gathering place for — creativity, connection, community & conversation.  A place to listen, learn and explore. Lifting up voices, familiar and new, from the pews and beyond.  Over the past…

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The Hope Business

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week podcast from Joani Peacock “Hope is a feather on the breath of God.” Hildegard of Bingen When people ask me what I do for a living I tell them that I am in the hope business. I usually follow that up with that I am in…

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