It’s late in Lent 2019, and two Easters and another Lenten season have passed since I’ve last written here. To catch you up, I’m no longer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Now I call the Pacific Northwest home; a place that feeds my soul with its raw and untamed beauty. Over the eighteen
Welcome back to my series, Lent, In Other Words. You are welcome here! The following essay is a reflection of the Palm Sunday lectionary reading, Matt 21:1-11. This week’s word is bold. I recently heard Thea Gillmore’s folksy yet chilling cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s 1969, Bad Moon Rising. She strums a banjo as she croons,
Welcome to the fifth post in my series, Lent, In Other Words. I’m glad you’re here! This week’s reflection is inspired by John 11:1-44, and the word is unbound. Our church is doing interactive prayer stations during Lent. Each week the congregation is invited to pray using the elements thoughtfully displayed at the stations. The
Thanks for checking in, I’m glad you’re here! The following reflection is the fifth in a Lent series called Lent, In Other Words. This week’s word is hope, inspired by the Gospel reading in John 9:1-41 from the lectionary. The story of the blind man who receives his sight is a good one as far as stories go.
This is the fourth post in a series entitled, Lent, In Other Words. This week’s word is interruption. I’m glad you’re here! Take a moment to fill out a contact form to get reflections like these delivered to your inbox. I gave the children’s sermon at our church yesterday. The scripture was John 4:5-42, the story
Thanks for joining me during this season of Lent, I’m glad you’re here! This post is the second in a series I began last week. Click here to read more about the series called Lent, In Other Words. This week’s word is worth, inspired by Matthew 4:1-11. Many Christians give up something they’ll really miss during the forty
Friends, Ash Wednesday is upon us. Please join me in exploring the wilderness during the next forty days of Lent. Each Monday, I’ll post a new reflection based on a word (or two) that embodies the lectionary reading for the previous Sunday. The series, entitled “Lent, In Other Words,” is a Lenten devotional, prayer, or