Author Archives: jane

About jane

Loving God through my family, friends, and interactions in my world.

I’m still mad and terrified

In case anyone was wondering, even though people stop paying attention, this is still my reality. I have made contact with the diocese in which my abuser serves, and as much as I have confidence in God’s ability to read … Continue reading

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The Work Now Before Me

Then Amos answered Amaziah, “I am no prophet, nor a prophet’s son; but I am a herdsman, and a dresser of sycamore trees, and the Lord took me from following the flock, and the Lord said to me, ‘Go, prophesy … Continue reading

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This is how scandal is ignored in the church

I have been hit hard by the recent scandals in the church. It cuts especially deep when I have experienced sexual abuse by the hands of one of the clergy, and I have experienced firsthand a bishop dismissing not only … Continue reading

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The Sorting Companion to the Lord of the Rings – Part 1

There‚Äôs nothing I love more than a really good story. I have been reading the Lord of the Rings since high school. In college I ventured into the extended books (Silmarillion & Unfinished Tales) and also made a solid attempt … Continue reading

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Amounts to Nothing

Dwarfed. One of the things I struggle with is feeling the need to compare. It has often led me to the feeling of being dwarfed. When I was younger, I had dreams of being a writer/journalist. I wrote tons of … Continue reading

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