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Building relationships, across the ‘power lines’

By Sarah Howell, Special Contributor… I hate footwashing services. OK, let me qualify that. I just don’t like having my feet washed. My feet are weird-looking. I am very self-conscious about even the possibility of having body odor. In the past, I’ve intentionally volunteered to do something behind the scenes in such services so as […]

Life as a nanny offers a few spiritual lessons

By Sarah Howell, Special Contributor… I currently have the job every recent seminary grad dreams of landing after toiling away for three years with Barth, St. Teresa, Schleiermacher, the theological implications of Vatican II, form criticism, deontological ethics and Henry VIII’s ecclesial legacy. I nanny a 4-month-old boy. My first full day of work was […]