Monday Mornings

Stepping out in faith (with fear and joy)

Posted by Susan Grace Smith on

I spent much of last week at a retreat with clergy colleagues from all over the conference.  When we are together, often the first question we have for one another is something hopeful like, “So… things are going well for you at your church?”  The repeated nature of...

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Putting away Christmas?

Posted by Susan Grace Smith on

Advent and Christmas have once again flown by in a flurry of preparation and celebration.  I had every intention of slowing down this year, and allowing space for quiet reflection and special family time.  While some of that did happen, what I found instead was a season disrupted by...

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