Puffin dreams

I’m not sure when I became captivated with puffins. Perhaps it was the cheerful bird on the box of “Puffins” cereal we ate when my children were young. Or it […]

A new running rhythm

I (Libby) have had an on-again, off-again, on-again relationship with running since I was a teenager. I began running as part of training for sports in high school, but fell […]

Dancing with the sea

I went down to the beach for a dip the other evening, but hesitated when I stood on the shoreline. It’s one thing to dip into chilly water, it’s another […]

Green pastures

Oh how I love Good Shepherd Sunday! When I was in seminary, I heard an awesome sermon by a classmate (whose name escapes me!) where he asked the question “Is […]

Things seen and unseen

On April 8, we experienced a total solar eclipse. As you know, this celestial phenomenon occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun and obscures the sun from […]

Practice Resurrection

At the end of one of his most famous poems, “Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front,” Wendell Berry draws us into the energy of deconstruction and resurrection with deep challenges […]

Walking with God in Difficult Times

On Sunday, we begin our Holy Week journey. This year, I have been meditating on all of the walking that Jesus and his friends did during that week. If you […]

Seeds of new life

“Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. […]

Love in the wilderness

“From Mount Hor the Israelites set out by the way to the Red Sea, to go around the land of Edom; but the people became impatient on the way. The […]

Can I tell you a story?

As we sit around the table at Limina, I love it when a guest asks if they can tell as story. As human beings, we come to learn about ourselves, […]