pie, baking, Waitress, Broadway, Gospel

What Baking (or something else) Can Do

Yesterday was National Pie Day (not to be confused with the March 14 National Pi Day). I love pie. Does anyone not love pie? I got to see the ultimate pie musical Waitress for the second time this past weekend. It's based on a movie by the same name that has been a favorite of mine for years. Shortly before the film premiered, Adrienne Shelley, the woman who wrote, directed and ...

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Feel Good Friday #19

Every Friday, Doubting Believer brings you things to watch, read or listen to that are bound to make you smile. Because we all could use a little good news. On the latest episode of Saturday Night Live, Pete Davidson and Lt. Commander Dan Crenshaw showed us all what apology, forgiveness and reconciliation can look like. Lady Gaga shows us what it looks like to show up and help in the midst of ...

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Instructing Ourselves in Joy

Joy is something that sees quite elusive these days. Outrage, indignation and anger are readily available, but joy seems in short supply. These words of poet Mary Oliver are resonating with me today, particularly her thought that what she was born for was to instruct herself over and over in joy and acclamation. Mindful by Mary Oliver Every Day I see or hear something that more or less kills me with delight, that leaves me like a needle in the haystack of ...

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