A Prayer in the Garden

based on John 20:1-18 Faithful God, we confess we don’t know what’s happened. We’ve heard the news from women and angels alike, but there’s so much we still don’t understand. We’re wondering how it’s possible, and about what it means. Our sense of the world has been turned upside down, and it may be aContinue reading “A Prayer in the Garden”

Morning Comes Eventually

Some birds have built a nest on our enclosed back patio. My son and I first noticed it about a week ago. A couple of sparrows were hanging out on one of our windows, accumulating a few sticks on the sill. It didn’t look like much for a few days. But when I checked inContinue reading “Morning Comes Eventually”

Five Reminders for a Meaningful Lent

Ash Wednesday is tomorrow, officially kicking off the season of Lent. Lent is one of the holiest times of the church year, a season of 40 days and 6 Sundays leading up to remembering Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. It also seems to come with some misconceptions from both observers and non-observers alike. I thought thatContinue reading “Five Reminders for a Meaningful Lent”