Two Losses Sheryl Sandberg recently gave a commencement speech at my alma mater, UC Berkeley, where she shared publicly for the first time of her husband’s sudden death a year ago. I wept with her as she described her “deep fog of grief,” laughed at the inside jokes that only Cal students would … Continue reading Salvation is in the Sinking: The Forgotten Art of Lament
I grew up in a traditional Asian household where attitudes towards our bodies were ones of modesty and propriety. To top it off, I was a conservative Christian…and a pastor’s kid. Needless to say, I rarely left the house revealing anything between my chin and knees. When I had a family of my own and … Continue reading The Naked Church Experiment
I have resisted jumping on the blogging bandwagon for awhile. It just seemed so loud out there already. Like everybody was talking but nobody was listening. And much of the clamor seemed hollow, discordant, and jarring. Did I really want to add to the noise? But then, God reframed it for me. The world is … Continue reading The World is Singing. Come Join the Choir.