Spiritual Gardening: The Hope of Glory

Between the Ascension and Pentecost, the disciples waited and prayed, wondering what was next. We are waiting in uncertainty. How might we join those first disc...

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’...

The Daily Office

Day 6 in a month-long series on Cultivating Sanctuary. Lord Jesus, stay with us, for evening is at hand and the day is past; be our companion in the way, kindle...

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...

Friday Florilegium

On my playlist this week has been a cover of Rachel Platten’s global hit “Fight Song” by The Piano Guys. Not only is it an instrument version ...

Rhythms of Grace

As we begin a new school year at UDTS, I made a short video exploring rhythms of grace for our incoming students: holistic ways to think about our bodies, minds...

September 29

The date is lined in bright green (for life) on a handmade poster-size calendar that now hangs in my living room. Six weeks. What has been my constant shadow fo...