Praying the Text

Day 15 in a month-long series on Cultivating Sanctuary. The fourth item I intentionally brought into my new home on the first day was my bible, an NRSV I’...

Sacred Spaces

Day 4 in a month-long series on Cultivating Sanctuary. “Do you want to do the honors?” asked my realtor, Kelly, offering me the keys. We were s...

Creating a Scripture Study Legacy

This past summer, I shifted my approach to studying scripture on an extremely practical level in hopes of finding a way to capture my engagement with a specific...

Friday Florilegium

I’m hard at work on the next chapter of the dissertation, focusing on lectio divina (divine reading). Here are some highlights from my reading: [Lectio di...

{Day 22} Creating a Lectio Table

In the past two posts, I’ve written about sacred space as a reminder of God’s presence, and as a call to prayer. Beyond having a set-apart area̵...

Visio Divina: Fifth Week of Lent

The readings for the fifth week of Lent are some of the richest of the season, from the reanimation of the valley of dry bones to the release of Lazarus from th...

Visio Divina: Second Sunday of Lent

As the Lenten Artist in Residence at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, I’m reflecting on the weekly lectionary scripture passages and offering a collectio...

Friday Florilegium

As the birds build nests, as the furry catkins bud on the willow, new bright green leaves open in the sunniest places, and cherry blossoms begin to pink-tinge t...