How Power Plays

My interview was over and I stood behind the camera while my new friend finished hers. We had only just met but we had a lot in common as we both had just published our first books. In the relief of making it through my first interview on live TV, I only half-heard...

Food, the Gospel

“What’s becoming clearer and clearer to me is that the most sacred moments, the ones in which I feel God’s presence most profoundly, when I feel the goodness of the world most arrestingly, take place at the table.”  Shauna Niequist, Bread and...

Before Helpless Turns to Hopeless

Over the last few weeks, as the bad news reports of terror and racial tension and coups and shootings and confusion have rolled over us in waves, two phrases run on a loop in my mind and heart, phrases I’m sure you’re carrying as well: Have mercy, Lord...