“Lord, send us anywhere. Only go before us.”

“So, you live in Maine…how did you end up at the Atlantic School of Theology?” or “Why the Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island?” 
These are among my most asked questions as I go about my life as a student at AST and as a postulant for ordination in our diocese. “Because of God!” I gleefully exclaim. Then, when after skipping a beat I get that certain look from the questioner, I know to go on with a twinkle in my eye. “It all began when I was a child…”