Remembering

This week I celebrate two years as a full on Orthodox Christian. I also celebrate the feast of my namesake, Theodora of Vasta on September 11th.  I had intended to spend some time in a rambling tumble of words about remembering and about being named and then I got word that an old friend of mine was killed in a car crash. And everything stopped. All my worries from this past week,…

on being contented…

“Faith does not need to push the river because faith is able to trust that there is a river. The river is flowing. We are in it.” ―Richard Rohr I didn’t even realize the dryer had caught fire. There was no smoke that I could see, no signal from the smoke detector. The only tip-off was the faint smell, a chemical or charred scent, like an aftertaste of flint and fire. The…