Kathryn Lester-Bacon is the director of religious life at Duke University Chapel in Durham, North Carolina. She writes and shares poems for spiritual reflection on Instagram (@pastor_poetry_practice).
A poem by Kathryn Lester-Bacon.
Last week, I found myself staring at a torn, yellowed page striped by paint and typeface with seven words marching down the..
“Language is a living thing, and when it dies, it leaves bones.” Maria Dahvana Headley writes this line in the introduction to..
I nurse my newborn son and run the shower. His breath knocks against the night air, nose clogged by a cold. I..
I work on a college campus, a place where Generation Z is making themselves known. I am an older millennial, a generation..
by J. Barrie Shepherd Wipe & Stock Publishers, Eugene, Ore. 237 pages When I received J. Barrie Shepherd’s newest book, “Destination Bethlehem,” we..
“Check your work.” As I was growing up, my parents said this phrase whenever I sat down at the kitchen table, ready..
This month, we asked our bloggers what it’s like to be the youngest Presbyterian in the room. Here’s what they shared. A..
This week we asked our bloggers to share a liturgy they’ve crafted. In our annual service of healing and wholeness, we’ve started..
This week we asked our bloggers what they had learned from spiritual practices and disciples. This is how they responded. Confession: I’m..
© Copyright 2022 The Presbyterian Outlook. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Statement. Website by Web Publisher PRO