Lent 2019

Hunger and Thirst

"O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you;as in a dry and thirsty land where there is no water."-Psalm 63:...

Psalm 63

Before reading this, please take the time to read all of Psalm 63. These are the words of one who truly longs for God, desires nothing more than the presence a...

Surrender

how to believe that He knows best: – field grass, clothed – birds, full-bellied – lilies, well-rested – upturned heads, softly alight, singing it is my will th...

Reorienting

My second grade Sunday school teacher was a big fan of special metaphors.  In one particularly memorable class, he wrote God on the board and then explained th...

A Second Desert

Exodus 33:1-6“Then the Lord said to Moses, “Leave this place, you and the people you brought up out of Egypt, and go up to the land I promised on oath to Abrah...

Ezekiel 1:1

Ezekiel 1:1​ "In my thirtieth year, in the fourth month on the fifth day, while I was among the exiles by the Kebar River, the heavens were opened and I saw vi...

Psalm 27

Psalm 27, like many of the non-penitential psalms, gives upon first reading a very triumphant impression. Against all foes we will prevail because God is on ou...