Dying Dead Sea

This post was originally begun on January 12, while we were still in Jerusalem, just outside of the Old City. After working on a draft I decided against publishing any longer until I had returned to the States. You’ll find out why later. I have left part of it in its original format and added…

Holy Pie

One of my classmates put it best last night when she asked the group what do we do with such a place as the Church of the Holy Sepulcher where so many are vying for a piece of the “holy pie”? She’s right. What do we do with a place such as Jerusalem? Yesterday was…

ordination: (noun) a decreeing; origin: 1350-1400; middle english

For the third time, I find myself beginning to study for my Theological Competence Exam, and my second for the Polity Exam, for the PCUSA. The first time I took these tests, back in August of 2011 and Jaunary 2012, respectively  I was excited and nervous; emotions about taking these tests that I had prepared for my entire…

This works better if I write…

How insane is this? I write a blog for my job, and I can’t even keep up with my own on here? Maybe it’s like a famous chef or something; they are fabulous in the kitchen of their four0star Michelin restaurant, but get them at home and they just want take-out. Now, I’m not claiming…

Well, this is the first of hopefully many…

Greetings all you bloggers out there. If you found this, I’m not sure as to whether to say good luck or congrats. I will let you choose for yourself, as I am not in the market of taking people’s autonomy from them when it comes to making decisions about how they want to receive something….