Stepping Up to Love

Love is a tricky word and also a word we use too casually. Time and again, I will use Frederick Beuchner’s definition of love to explain what I mean when I use the word separately from romantic love. Beuchner explains it this way: “In the Christian sense, love is not primarily an… Read more“Stepping Up to Love”

Vacation in Nature and Listen

  Nature is a mystery that reveals herself to us in many ways. I’ve always been a fan of nature. Just this morning, as I drove to my friend’s house, I had to roll down the window so I could hear the quiet out where he lived. While I live… Read more“Vacation in Nature and Listen”

Thought for the Morning – June 23, 2016

    I wonder when we will begin to see; doing nothing is often doing something… and doing something is often doing nothing? ~2016 ©jrobinwhitley

Finding Joy

  This Sunday, I will be playing music and telling stories with my good friend, David Brewin. We will be playing at the UUF in Franklin North Carolina. They’re a great fellowship full of love, compassion, and welcome. The last time David and I were there, we talked about death…. Read more“Finding Joy”

My Bar Experience

“Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” ~Joseph Heller, Catch-22 First, you must understand how challenging it is for me to post this publically as a religious person. Second, you must know that I am a lesbian. Those things being said, you might want to stop reading… Read more“My Bar Experience”