Lectionary Sunday – Tabitha – Acts 9:36-43

36 In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha (in Greek her name is Dorcas); she was always doing good and helping the poor. 37 About that time she became sick and died, and her body was washed and placed in an upstairs room. (read more) Tabitha is a fascinating, but little described character, the description that we get of…

Reimagine Beauty – Dove Forensic Sketch Artist Ad

When I started this blog I named it “Reimagine Imago,”  because I think that part of healing our world, our relationships with God, other and self requires imagining those things differently.  The images that we carry of ourselves, God and the people around us aren’t quite right. So when a few people started posting the…

The Courage Required to Tell Your Story

Brené Brown, my favorite blogger, speaker, author and generally wise woman speaks of courage: “The root of the word courage is cor—the Latin word for heart… Courage originally meant “To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.” Telling our story is incredibly dangerous.  Scary.  If I tell my story, you might realize just how dangerous/different/terrible I am. I…

What I’ve Been Reading –

I set a goal for my self in January to read 52 books by the end of 2013.  When I developed Pneumonia in the middle of January and was home sick through most of February I was able to plow through quite a few books.  Here are few that I enjoyed, hopefully I’ll have more…