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September 21, 2017
Songs As Sanctuary: Jenn Morson on Johnny Cash
Ever since I can remember, when I saw Johnny Cash, I saw my dad.
April 21, 2017
Dark Devotional: Pardoning Thomas
I was hospitalized twice for a total of 28 days in a period of 38 days for...
March 08, 2017
It Didn’t Count: Sexual Assault and Virginity
“An overseer, then, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, prudent, respectable,...
January 10, 2017
Praying with Depression (and Children)
"I want us to recite the Lord’s Prayer together in the mornings as a family...
December 01, 2016
Dark Devotional: Tourists vs. Pilgrims
An archeologist writes about the empty tomb. He says, “Pilgrims come to touch Golgotha and...
September 21, 2016
Art Won’t Make You a Better Person
A guest post from a Lutheran Sick Pilgrim, Joel Westerholm I’m in what I hope is...
July 10, 2016
Dark Devotional: Who is My Neighbor?
There was a scholar of the law who stood up to test him and said,...
June 05, 2016
Standing on My Head
“Do you recognize that as self-harm?” the therapist asks me at the tail end of...
May 22, 2016
Surprised by Dangerous Joy: Lessons from Chewbacca Woman
By now, everyone has seen the video of Chewbacca woman, the lady who buys a...
May 10, 2016
The North Remembers–Kind Of–On Good Days–If You’re Lucky: A Note From Sick Pilgrim’s Viking Correspondent
I laugh when my Facebook feed advertises some inspirational book or other called The Way of...
April 22, 2016
The Dark Devotional: Christians Drive Me Crazy
"My children...This is how all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love...
April 19, 2016
Catholic-Attracted? Come Sit By Us. A Reflection on the Festival of Faith and Writing
We're still recovering from our first-ever Festival of Faith and Writing at Calvin College--where Jonathan and...
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