The good stuff from this year…
Oprah Chai Teabags from Teavana, which taste like lattes only healthier
Accidental Saints Nadia Bolz-Weber: Confessional Pastoral Tales of mishaps & ministry–>seeing the holy in the messiness of humanity
Grounded by Diana Butler Bass: Mysticism, Spiritual but not Religious
Rook by Sharon Cameron: Fantasy YA version of The Scarlet Pimpernal
Six of Crows by Leigh Burdugo: Get together a crew to steal a prize, fantasy YA style
Prudence by Gail Carriger: Cyberpunk-ish tea drinking lady defies Victorian odds in werewolf and vampire politics
Court of Fives by Kate Elliot: Young woman in a Romanesque style class system competes in Olympic-like trials and uncovers the deep seated plots, classicism and intrigue (did I mention plots?)
Ash & Bramble by Sarah Prineas: Post Apocalyptic Sleeping Beauty Fiary Tale, where the world turns by story magic
Fairest by Marissa Meyer: Heart-rending portrayal of the villain of the Lunar Chronicles.
Star Wars A Force Awakens: Awakening a new (better represented diversity of) Star Wars fan with the now arch-typical stories of friendship and redemption
Martian nerdy science-ness and survival without a bad guy! No angst, just a collaborative game of survival
Inside Out what if feelings had feelings? Portraying the complex emotional development of children
Announcing Marriage ratification in the PCUSA
Love Wins: marriage equality Jun 29th 2015
My sister graduating from Oberlin May 2015, senior show, getting engaged…
Water on Mars!
Church Kids doing Charlie Brown Christmas Performance
Westley potty training!!!
Ashburn talking more
Franklin being creative and kind to everyone
http://www.transmography.net/brainery/ Fairy Tale Writing Class
Church: Kids day at the farmer’s market, 1st ever craft fair, 1st Breakfast with Santa, Doing Christmas all in Advent, NextChurch, 2nd Credo
http://thiseverydayholy.com/ podcast about holiness in the daily
My Post on #Christianity I don’t think it means what you think it is
Theological Breakthru about my belief about Jesus coming
Things to work on
Gun Violence, Syrian Crises, Ebola, Floods, Climate, Poverty, Economy, other big things….