A moment of pause

This Holy Week, I find myself in need of a pause—in need of an intentional halt of all the things that make the days non-stop and seem perpetually in motion. I remember how in the first months, maybe even year, of the pandemic doing everything from home freed up so...

Good Friday prayer vigil

This week is Holy Week.  Recall that by Friday the disciples were locked in a room together, their hearts were crushed by unmet expectations, they were afraid for their lives, and they were grieving what they could not control. Still, God was present with them. Still,...

Come Rain or Shine

Sometimes we simply need the reminder: we are not alone.  Regardless of the experience of life right now, we are not alone. The importance of remembering this truth was evident to me this past week when my family gathered with friends and the topic of conversation...
Epiphany

Epiphany

“Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or...