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March 21, 2014
Big Announcement: My Blog is Moving! (Like, right now.)
Friends, I'm so excited to let you know that I'm doing something new and bright...
February 03, 2014
Good Words for a Monday
A prayer we prayed (I don't know where it's from) on our church's Epiphany...
December 04, 2013
Light Your Candles Quietly: Keeping Advent with Mary, Vol. 2 (A repost)
When I first started asking God and myself what it means to be a mother...
December 02, 2013
Light Your Candles Quietly: Keeping Advent with Mary, Vol. 1 (A Repost)
This week I'm working to finish edits on my book. In my absence, I'll...
October 22, 2013
Thankful Tuesday: Tea, Movie, Husband Folding Clothes
Some Monday evenings, I churn out a Thankful Tuesday post and it feels easy and...
September 10, 2013
Friends, I made it to Guatemala! It's been a whirlwind of a weekend. I finished...
September 05, 2013
Hello? It’s quiet around here…
Yep. It's quiet this week. My kid just transferred to a new school yesterday. (Loooong...
April 02, 2013
Slowing things down around here…
Happy Easter, friends! I hope you are drinking champagne for breakfast today, just like...
March 31, 2013
Reflections for Easter Sunday
From Girl Meets God: The Last Battle, the final volume of Lewis's Narnia chronicles, pictures...
March 30, 2013
Reflections for Holy Saturday
The Last of the Brooding Miserables by Mary Karr Lord, you maybe know me best...
March 29, 2013
Reflections for Good Friday
From the 8th century Irish monastic poet, Blathma ...The sun concealed its proper light; it...
March 28, 2013
Reflections for Maundy Thursday
Descending Theology: The Garden by Mary Karr We know he was a man because,...
March 27, 2013
Reflections for Holy Wednesday
On John 13:36 - 14:7 ...They have just been told that one of their company...
March 26, 2013
Reflections for Holy Tuesday
The Binding by Cathy Song We love them more than life, these children who are...
March 25, 2013
Reflections for Holy Monday
Isaiah 50:4-10 (TNIV) The Sovereign Lord has given me an instructed tongue, to know the...
March 24, 2013
Reflections for Palm Sunday
O Lord Jesus Christ, who on this day entered the rebellious city which later rejected...
March 18, 2013
In honor of St. Patrick, his breastplate
This is one of my favorite prayers and because it is traditionally associated with St....
March 11, 2013
Help me write my Good Friday meditation?
Friends, For our Good Friday service, my church invites different people to write and share...
February 14, 2013
Beautiful: A reflection for the day after Ash Wednesday
I wrote this post two years ago, when Brooksie was known only as T-Rexy. (These...
February 07, 2013
A letter to St. Benedict, on his feast day (a repost)
Friends, I've been doing a lot of reading about our favorite, St. Benedict, this week...
January 17, 2013
The Spiritual Practice of Slowness
I was strangely moved by that almost final scene in the movie Lincoln, when the...
January 11, 2013
Introducing My Chalkboard
I'm trying something new for the next couple of months. Every Friday I'll keep it...
January 04, 2013
One Word 2013: Enough
I wish I were a mom with constant craft supplies. I wish I had every...
December 24, 2012
Light Your Candles Quietly: Keeping Advent with Mary, Vol. 4
A Christmas Eve Reflection: Light Your Candle Quietly August made his own menorah this year....
December 20, 2012
2012 in review: Some of my favorite posts of the year
I'll be taking all of next week off, following my final Advent poem tomorrow and...
December 10, 2012
Light Your Candles Quietly: Keeping Advent with Mary, Vol. 2
An Invitation to Ponder When I first started asking God and myself what it...
December 03, 2012
Light Your Candles Quietly: Keeping Advent with Mary, Vol. 1
Vol. 1 - An invitation to enter Advent attentive and aware August and I...
November 21, 2012
Thanksgiving in their words…
This is a repost from last Thanksgiving. But how can I not post it again?...
November 09, 2012
When I was one year into my life in graduate school, I helped take a...
October 22, 2012
Downhill: The Miracle and the Standing Still
I feel the dark sadness press in like a dam has broken, an internal stopper...
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