This Year’s Reverse Advent Calendar

Perhaps it’s a little too early for a post that touches on anything Christmas. I know. I know. Tomorrow is Remembrance Day. I’m jumping the gun and getting my holidays and observances all out of whack. In our home there’s an unspoken rule that we don’t start decorating for Christmas until after PJ’s birthday at … Continue reading This Year’s Reverse Advent Calendar

A Stormy Start to Lent

A year can hold a lot of healing.  Even a year like 2020.  In one span of changing seasons broken walls can be repaired, ancient ruins rebuilt, foundations restored.  Open, oozing wounds can resolve into scars.  Lies can be uprooted by truth.  Hard, but freeing, truth.   Even so, the wind can shift unexpectedly, bringing with it whispers of those almost … Continue reading A Stormy Start to Lent

Rise and Shine! Today’s the Day!

I have been awake since 3:30am.  Finally at 5 o’clock I decided to just go with it.  There is now a fresh loaf of banana bread cooling on the counter, a sink of dishes washed, laundry rolling around in the dryer, a blog post nearly ready to publish, and it’s not even 7 o’clock yet.  Maybe it’s excitement … Continue reading Rise and Shine! Today’s the Day!

What We Forfeit on the Fence

...they answered Jesus, “We don’t know.” And Jesus said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”‬‬Mark 11:33 CSB Jesus and His disciples have travelled to Jerusalem for Passover — the very Passover where He is destined to fulfill His role as the Lamb of God. The Triumphal Entry … Continue reading What We Forfeit on the Fence

Rust — a Must!

A few months ago I wrote, “...harmony of the physical and spiritual is a theme that keeps confronting me at every turn these days.” Well, I am still stumbling across that theme and trying to learn how to embrace the totality of what it means to be a physical and spiritual being. I came across … Continue reading Rust — a Must!