All posts by Rev. Susan Russell

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

The Cost of Discipleship

It happened again last Sunday: someone shaking my hand at the door after church said, “I just love that blessing you use. Can you make me a copy of it?” I love it, too – that’s why I just about always use it when I

Dove flying in Lisbon, Portugal

Ontologically Incapable

It was 1994 and I was a seminarian serving as the Legislative Aide to the House of Bishops’ Committee on Constitution at the General Convention in Indianapolis. The chair of that committee was William Wantland – the then Bishop of Eau Claire – and he