Christianity

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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Spring Snow on Tulips

Sunday Psalm: Asking for Grace in an Unexpected Wait

Reading Time: 2 minutes At my home nestled near the mountains on the southwest edge of Denver, we’ve had nearly four feet of snow …

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Winter Play Park

Sunday Psalm: The Imago Dei in Human Face

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s common to experience God sightings in sunsets, geese in flight, ocean waves, and other aspects of nature. Nature reflects …

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Sunset in Hawaii

How Your Expectations of God Could Kill Spiritual Growth But Expectancy Gives You Life

Reading Time: 6 minutes People and dust choked the road as they vacated the city after Passover. Jerusalem once so full of life now …

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