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Monday Psalm: I’ve Got Those Post Resurrection Sunday Blues

Reading Time: 3 minutes As I’ve written before, I believe the blues are modern psalms of lament. They name everyday pains and stresses with-in …

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Celtic cross in Ireland

What Does Resurrection Life Look Like to Us Unremarkable Saints?

Reading Time: 6 minutes  Easter is an emotional contradiction for me. Each day of Holy Week stokes a flaring exhilaration. Slowly I journey through …

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Mixing Our Tears with Jesus’ Blood: A Good Friday Poem

Reading Time: 3 minutes So many stories about Mary the mother of Jesus portray her as angelically strong and a saint. But as a mother and widow how did she feel as she watched her son being crucified? My poem Mary’s Loss attempts to dig into her feelings of despair.

A Guatemalan Prayer

How to Do More than Just Pray to Change the World: A Maundy Thursday Reflection

Reading Time: 6 minutes Prayer is a wrestling match, a hard conversation, more listening than talking. I know my prayers are too often just cosmic shopping lists for God to fulfill should God care to. 

Immersive Van Gogh

WWIII, Disease, Earthquakes? How Does One Actually Prepare for Jesus’ Second Coming?

Reading Time: 6 minutes My first car was a pink Oldsmobile Delta 88 built the year I was born, 1956. It was a spectacle …

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