I wish the Mayans were right

Newtown funeral

For the past four months it has felt like somebody pushed my head underwater into the pool of grief and is holding it there, attempting to drown me. I can’t come up from air until the one thing I don’t want to happen —  my mother’s death — happens. Then came the massacre at Newtown.  I [Read More...]

Shaming God: Embarrassing Evangelicals

ashamed

Sometimes it is downright embarrassing to be an evangelical. Oh, I’m not the least bit afraid to speak the name of Jesus, or to tell others that I’m a person of faith. What shames me is that in claiming the name of Jesus I immediately become associated with some of the most judgmental people: Evangelicals in [Read More...]

What Answer Will You Be?

Hope

C. S. Lewis — The Problem of Pain God is both further from us, and nearer to us than any other being… The intimacy between God and even the meanest creature is closer than any that creatures can attain with one another. Thomas Merton – New Seeds of Contemplation Contemplation is also the response to [Read More...]