church, spiritual

If the Shoe Don’t Fit

If the shoe don't fit...wear it. That's not how the saying goes. But I think, in some cases, that's reality. When you try on a new pair of shoes in a store, there's some discomfort. You wiggle your toes, inspect with your eyes, stand up, pace the aisles...and make a decision as to whether or… Continue reading If the Shoe Don’t Fit

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church, spiritual

Rethinking Church & Comfort

Myth #2: Church should be comfortable. At least at the Ash Wednesday service I went to yesterday, church was rather¬†uncomfortable. It involved a fair amount of¬†time kneeling, waiting, feeling uncertain about what was even going on. During one stretch of kneeling, my thought process went something like this: Alright, we were told to reflect... But… Continue reading Rethinking Church & Comfort