Resurrection Sunday

Resurrection Sunday is always moving but it was deeply moving this year. I have been soaking in it as opposed to trying to understand it. Some moments are too holy to dissect and graph. But I am aware of three recent experiences that have together heightened my awe of...
Don’t Close Your Eyes

Don’t Close Your Eyes

“Today’s fast was hard,” a friend confessed. “Thinking of all Jesus experienced—well, it’s too much to bear.” Yes. It is. Day Thirty-One of 40 Days of Decrease was difficult to write. As I studied each gospel and recorded each instance of violent mockery that preceded...
Spiritual Surgery

Spiritual Surgery

“This feels like surgery. I need a week, not a day, on each fast!” This statement is among the most common encouragements I am hearing from readers of 40 Days of Decrease. Yep. Or even a month. But I am guessing that 40 weeks of decrease (let alone 40...
Words

Words

Feeling a wee bit nostalgic at the moment. I am typing from a school gym where Keona is participating in her first Speech & Debate tournament. Ah, the memories. Moving annually as a child granted me the opportunity to be the perpetual new kid in school. Always...