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TWS Conversation 9 – David, on faith journey, community and friends – online and offline

My conversation with David

TWS Conversation 8 – Emma, on Greenbelt Blogging (and some live music)

Some advice I took

I was raised Catholic in America by English parents. I grew up, went to college, wandered off on my own. Years later, I was practicing walking meditation at a Buddhist monastery that turned out to be thronged by lapsed Catholics.... Continue Reading →

Moving Abroad to Work at a Church That Closed, and Finding “My People”

On the night of June 25th, 2016, I was in Belfast’s Sunflower Pub for Fringe events at Peter Rollins’ Wake Festival. Jay Bakker was speaking and I was determined to meet him. That night put my faith journey on a... Continue Reading →

Virtual Community: One year that feels like a lifetime… in a good way!

The quote above was Phil's on 26/5/16. I liked it, so I memed it that same day... 🙂 Stories are worth remembering, I wanted to mark a point we've reached on this day in the journey of the Way Station. Today, it's exactly... Continue Reading →

TWS Conversation (7) – Chris, in Selby: mystical experience, church, and editing theology

https://soundcloud.com/user-275458335/tws-conversations-chris-19052017-0703

TWS Conversations (6) – David, who I met in Leeds: Atheism for Lent, and where do we go with community?

https://soundcloud.com/user-275458335/tws-conversation-david-s-12052017-0719

Boxed In

This is intimidating. An intro piece about who I am. We live in suffocating boxes, and we put others into the preconceived boxes in our minds. Yet, we all agree that these edgy, sharp cornered boxes keep us detached from... Continue Reading →

If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part of Your Religion

I called a Pastor an asshole last year. I said it quietly, and only my husband heard me, but it still happened. I lost my temper and said that word, about a pastor, in a church...at a Christmas service. In... Continue Reading →

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