A Gentle Fraying: Observing a Homespun Lent, Week 7

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On Good Friday, I try and live in that place of loss and uncertainty, that place of Mary. Only then am I able to scratch the surface of the wonder and miracle that is the Resurrection. [Read more...]

A Gentle Fraying: Observing a Homespun Lent, Week 6

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Found Objects The following is an excerpt from the Palm Sunday chapter in my book A Homemade Year. I thought it fitting for this 6th week of Lent, when we are all a little rusty and dusty ourselves from wandering in the wilderness for almost forty days, that we remember the more humble beginnings of the pomp [Read More...]

The Cross, Part 5: What is it Good For?

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Imagine a courtroom where the worst kind of criminal has just been convicted of a heinous crime. Everyone wants to see this guy sentenced to the full extent of the law. Everyone, that is, except his widowed mother. Before the judge is able to make public how justice is about to be served, the tearful [Read More...]


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