fbpx
Select Page
Planning for Lent

Planning for Lent

Christians observe the Season of Lent to remind ourselves what it means to be truly alive and to make ourselves available to the love that relentlessly seeks to get us out of the graves we tend to bury ourselves in.  If we really lean into Lent, we will discover...
Dealing with Difficult People

Dealing with Difficult People

Can’t we all just get along? Rodney King said this on the third day of the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Violence had erupted across the city after a jury had acquitted three of four police officers accused of assault. The verdict seemed to many to be in sharp contrast to...
Making Things Right

Making Things Right

Today’s animators use software to create computer-generated images. In the early days of the Walt Disney Studios artists drew each frame by hand. It must have been painstaking work. An old-school illustrator once said this about using pen and ink. At the very moment...
Getting Ready for Christmas

Getting Ready for Christmas

We’re ready for Christmas. Oh we’ve got gifts to buy. There’s a house to decorate, parties to throw, and cards to send. So we still have lots to do before the big day arrives. But I had something else in mind when I said that we’re ready. The past year and a half has...
A Lazarus Moment

A Lazarus Moment

Essie Dunbar had epilepsy. In 1915, when she was 30 years old, she suffered a massive seizure. A doctor declared her dead, and her funeral took place the very next day. Her sister arrived from out of town as the last shovelful of dirt landed on the grave. The sister...
Birthdays

Birthdays

I’ve got a couple of birthdays to be grateful for. Today marks 64 years in this world. Life is good. Filled with delight and struggle, love and loss. Thank you for letting me share with you my reflections about my messy life and where I’ve found God in it. My hope...