What is more important? Please circle.

I’ve said before that I’m drawn to teaching August scripture from the perspective of the The Jesus Storybook Bible, which so beautifully offers the Bible as a bigger story: one of God coming to rescue the world in the sacrifice of Jesus. I long for August to encounter scripture as the good story of God’s [Read More...]

When Jesus says: “I do choose”

lepers

A leper came to Jesus begging him, and kneeling he said to him, “If you choose, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, “I do choose. Be made clean.” (Mark 1: 40-45) I do choose. I do choose. I do. I do. [Read More...]

The Feast of the Holy Name

It’s Sunday morning, New Year’s Day, and for the first New Year’s ever, I’m not exhausted from a late night party. Chris and I rang in 2012 with an early dinner with new friends at our home. They left and we sat outside in the backyard, talking at the table. Then, it was 10:45 and, [Read More...]

So she makes some resolutions…

from Curbly via Brie Barton at Pinterest

…and they are: The pursuit of more silence. Seriously, how unspecific can I be here? I started an entire blog almost two years ago in order to pursue more silence in my life and I still haven’t figured out how to do it yet. But, the journey I’ve been on has been teaching me that [Read More...]

Love in This: An Advent Reflection

It was “Ring of Fire” in my head that day as I moved through our house, 3-year-old at my heels. I was singing… Love is a burning thing And it makes a fiery ring. Bound by wild desire I fell into a ring of fire. Maybe I could’ve gotten away with such lyrics leaking from [Read More...]

{Family and the Christian Year} St. Nicholas Day and New Traditions

Artist: Elisabeth Jvanovsky Every once in a while around here I’m going to be discussing the attempts we’re making as a family to engage with the Church calendar. Being no expert in feast days and the like, I’ll be fumbling through this with you. I told you before how challenged I was by the talk [Read More...]


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