The Occasional Shippment

Occasional thoughts from a young adult reveling in the messiness of life.

Being Bold

A little over a week ago, my Facebook news feed lit up with a video clip from the evening news of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta’s Bishop, Rob Wright, addressing Georgia … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Surrounded by Angels

Today, I stood in the presence of angels. Not the kind that have wings and flowing white robes and harps. No, these were real, living and breathing angels. It was … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Love Louder than they Hate

A friend recently shared an article online that caught my attention. It was titled, “Does religion turn people into haters?” and it examined some recent research on that very question. … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tale of the Twist-Tie Cross

As I was packing for a recent trip, I found a necklace in my jewelry box that I had long since forgotten about. Tucked in the corner of the bottom … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

Stop the Snark (please)

I must admit: I am weary. But it’s not the chances and changes of this life that get me there. It’s scrolling through the comments on articles online–and yes, scrolling through … Continue reading

August 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Substance of Things Hoped For (Higgs and Faith)

So here’s something that I don’t quite get: for the last 50 years, scientists have “believed” that the Higgs boson particle exists. The Standard Model of physics doesn’t make sense … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

Love the One in Front of You

Traveling is an amazing endeavor that I have been fortunate enough to indulge in quite a bit lately. As amazing as it can be, though, there is certainly an element … Continue reading

June 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Power of Community

This weekend, the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta elected its 10th Bishop. Though I was not among those voting in the election, I was fortunate enough to attend one of the … Continue reading

June 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Call of Tomorrow

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach.” … Continue reading

May 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

He was Hungry…

I constantly struggle with trying to be the woman God calls me to be. Living in a big city, surrounded by so many people in need, makes that struggle even … Continue reading

April 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

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