Ashley Mason Brown

Ashley Mason Brown is a student at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and is working towards ordination in the PC(USA). Her passions include teaching reiki, studying theology and working with Afghan refugees in Austin, Texas.

More Stories from this Author

Death without regret

Ashley Brown spent a month with her beloved, dying grandmother before she passed. In this essay, she reflects on their conversations about death and the unending gift of love.

Monastic memories

Austin Theological Seminary student Ashley Brown remembers the God she found on a five-month monastic retreat in the mountains of North Carolina.

Permission to be angry?

When I imagine my anger, I imagine myself in fatigues, right hand snapped to attention. As I stand there, knees slightly bent,..