Author: Amy Julia Becker

Practicing Easter Every Day

Once a week I compile the reflections I’ve offered on Facebook into one blogpost. Here are the thoughts from the past five days: Monday, April 2, 2018 I had a chance to write for the Washington Post’s Acts of Faith newsletter for Easter Sunday. If you’re interested in the newsletter in general, I’ll share a link to signup in the… Read more →

A New Frontier for People with Disabilities

Once a week I compile the reflections I’ve offered on Facebook into one blogpost. Here are the thoughts from the past five days: Monday, March 5, 2018 I didn’t watch much of the Oscars last night, but I will confess to always at least scrolling through the pictures of men and women on the red carpet. I’m more interested in… Read more →

What Do You Want to Do when You’re Happy?

Once a week I compile the reflections I’ve offered on Facebook into one blogpost. Here are the thoughts from the past five days: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 I’ve been thinking about happiness lately. My hypothesis is that we don’t engage in destructive behavior when we’re happy. We don’t say, “I’m so happy, I think I’ll go eat a pint of… Read more →

What are you Turning towards this Lent?

Once a week I compile the reflections I’ve offered on Facebook into one blogpost. Here are the thoughts from the past five days: Friday, February 9, 2018 The cynic might call it a politically correct marketing ploy, but the cynic would be wrong. Gerber just announced the winner of their annual Gerber baby contest. This baby is named Lucas, and… Read more →

Reading the Bible as a Love Letter

Once a week I compile the reflections I’ve offered on Facebook into one blogpost. Here are the thoughts from the past five days: Monday, January 9, 2018 We’ve been reading through the Biblical book of Genesis at church lately, and yesterday we looked at Genesis 4, the story of Cain and Abel. It’s a famous story because so quickly in… Read more →