The Women of Seminary

I might be the first Buddhist program director at a Christian seminary. After I wrote an article in 2016 about

  • 11/26/2019


Last fall, I spent an evening sitting around a large wooden table laden with branches, dried flowers, lit candles, and

  • 08/24/2019

We Ride to Heal

On December 26, 1862, soldiers in Mankato followed the orders of President Abraham Lincoln. The largest mass execution in U.S.

  • 02/01/2019

2018 Changemaker: Eileen Hudon

Small red prayer ties. The smell of sage. Eileen Hudon and her friend Pam Gokey sit in Hudon’s apartment making

  • 12/01/2018

Changing My Religion

For many years I have been a part of a Unitarian Universalist church community deeply devoted to social justice and radical inclusion. Friendships made

  • 12/01/2018

End-of-Life Conversations

I was sitting in a doctors office with my husband, who had just been diagnosed with stage 4 kidney cancer. I

  • 08/01/2018

Our Catholic-Atheist-Jewish Family

I grew up Catholic, attending a faith-based elementary school. As a teenager, and in college, I found others who were exploring Catholicism

  • 03/01/2018

Being Whole

The muffled sound became riveting, over and over, “I can see!  I can see!”  I had mimicked the full pews

  • 01/01/2018

Conscious Breath

I resisted coming to my appointment.” “Maybe I don’t ACTUALLY want to go deeper inside myself to find out what

  • 08/01/2017

Giving Sanctuary

ISAIAH, a faith-based coalition of more than 100 congregations fighting for racial and economic justice, began working on sanctuary “right

  • 05/01/2017