Lord Have Mercy: Carrie Writes

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Pressing the Mute Button Underwater (Mockingbird, July 18, 2019)

I Love You, but Jesus Loves You the Best (Mockingbird, June 27, 2019)

Celebrating Adelaide Teague Case and Religious Education (Grow Christians, June 19, 2019)

Trinity Sunday (Grow Christians, June 16, 2019)

The Tyranny of Summer Expectations (Mockingbird, June 4, 2019)

God Loves You, Even in Maycember (Grow Christians, May 28, 2019)

Like Framed Menus on the Wall (Mockingbird, May 1, 2019)

I Love You Without All Your Accomplishments (Mockingbird, April 10, 2019)

The Surprising and Disrupting News of the Annunciation (Grow Christians, March 25, 2019)

Who Leads This Pack? (Grow Christians, March 2, 2019)

You Can’t Come To My Wedding Unless You’re Just Like Me (Mockingbird, February 20, 2019)

The Furloughed Faithful (Grow Christians, January 29, 2019)

All Are One In Thee For All Are Thine (Mockingbird, January 23, 2019)

Beautiful Messes (And Not-So-Beautiful Ones, Too) (Mockingbird, January 14, 2019)

Gatorade and Gum and the Grace of Christmas (Mockingbird, December 10, 2018)

Celebrating the Feast of Saint Nicholas (Grow Christians, December 6, 2018)

O Come Thou Dayspring (And Grandparents, Too) (Mockingbird, December 4, 2018)

Eleanor Oliphant is (Not) Completely Fine (Mockingbird, October 26, 2018)

Grace in Grandparenting (Mockingbird, October 15, 2018)

This Old House (Mockingbird, September 20, 2018)

Finding Hope in the News and in the Beheading of John the Baptist (Grow Christians, August 29, 2018)

Growing into the Full Stature of Christ at Summer Camp (Grow Christians, July 31, 2018)

We Are All One Bad Day from Derailing a City Zoning Meeting (Mockingbird, July 12, 2018)

There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy (Mockingbird, June 14, 2018)

We Are All Sad Ben Affleck on a Beach with a Back Tattoo (Mockingbird, May 22, 2018)

Existential Angst, Just In Time for Mother’s Day (Mockingbird, May 9, 2018)

I Have Summoned You By Name (Mockingbird, May 4, 2018)

Everything Happens for a Reason … And Other Lies I’ve Loved (Mockingbird, March 6, 2018)

I tried to wield Lent over my family’s heads. It doesn’t work. (Grow Christians, February 27, 2018)

Cheap Grace for Sale at the Beauty Counter (Mockingbird, February 26, 2018)

This is (Almost) 40 (Mockingbird, February 20, 2018)

The Crown, Season 2: Reconciliation and Her Majesty (Mockingbird, February 14, 2018)

He Knows If You’ve Been Bad or Good … and Fills Your Stocking Anyway (Mockingbird, December 15, 2017)

Everything I Touch Is Overwhelmed (Mockingbird, December 7, 2017)

We’ve moved past the cute costume stage … and more deeply into this sacred season. (Grow Christians, October 31, 2017)

Dog Is My Copilot (Mockingbird, October 9, 2017)

My parents bought me a scary children’s Bible. Then I let my own child see one. (Grow Christians, September 30, 2017)

“Mark Yourself as Safe” (Mockingbird, August 29, 2017)

My children are hearing the Bible in worship, camp, and Sunday School. It all counts! (Grow Christians, August 21, 2017)

The Tempest of Ancestry.com (Mockingbird, July 24, 2017)

Riding Shotgun: On Being the Clergy-Adjacent (Mockingbird, June 29, 2017)

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle and the Motherhood Cure (June 27, 2017)

The Law of Minimalism and the Idolatry of Sparking Joy (Mockingbird, June 5, 2017)

Cringe-Watching Catastrophe (Mockingbird, May 16, 2017)

Mama Holy’s Handbag (Mockingbird, May 10, 2017)

And the Rough Places Plain (Mockingbird, May 5, 2017)

And Of Thine Own Have We Given Thee (Mockingbird, April 10, 2017)

Hallelujah Anyway: Anne Lamott’s Latest on Rediscovering Mercy (Mockingbird, April 5, 2017)

What Once Was Lost (Mockingbird, March 3, 2017)

Orthorexia: The Fixation on Righteous Eating (Mockingbird magazine, Food & Drink issue)

The Mother I Was Going To Be (Mockingbird, January 27, 2017)

Not Another Sports-and-Jesus Analogy (Mockingbird, January 17, 2017)

Mom Goggles (Mockingbird, December 20, 2016)

On Christmas Cards and Reconciliation (Mockingbird, December 8, 2016)

Generosity Devoid of Expectations (Mockingbird, November 21, 2016)

Prince Philip and Me: On Relating to The Crown‘s Most Awkward Character (Mockingbird, November 8, 2016)

And I Mean to Be One, Too (Mockingbird, November 2, 2016)

Parish Retreat at Buc-ee’s: Grace in Unlikely Places (Mockingbird, October 26, 2016)

Even An Active Shooter Can’t Make Me Appreciate My Life More (Mockingbird, September 27, 2016)

Holy Forgetfulness (Mockingbird, September 9, 2016)

Pep Talks and the Gospel (In a Van Down by the River) (Mockingbird, August 23, 2016)

“I Must Have Done Something Good” (Mockingbird, August 15, 2016)

Pick Up Your Pool Noodle and Follow Me (Mockingbird, August 12, 2016)

Grace and Gilmores (Mockingbird, August 5, 2016)

This Blog Was Bound for Failure (Mockingbird, July 26, 2016)

Grace in Goofiness (Mockingbird, July 19, 2016)

The Great British Baking Show: It’s Just a Cake (Mockingbird, July 11, 2016)

Family Math (Mockingbird, July 5, 2016)

Imagining Worst-Case Scenarios with a Hellfire Therapist (Mockingbird, June 21, 2016)

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah (Son, and Holy Ghost, Amen) (Mockingbird, June 13, 2016)

Temporary Insanity (Mockingbird, May 31, 2016)

You Take It, and You Say Thank You (Mockingbird, May 17, 2016)

Look for Carrie’s work in print in The Anglican Digest, The Living Church, and the Mockingbird magazine. Other pieces have appeared online on Episcopal Cafe. Her catalog of attempts at Ina Garten’s recipes can be found at The Contessa-Curessa Project.

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