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’...

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...

Every Thursday, Thanksgiving

Counting thanks to 1000 and beyond… 784. Meerkats at the Woodland Park Zoo. I love this one, surveying her domain! 785. Visiting with my friend Heidi and ...

Resurrecting Hope

The past couple of months, as the trees leafed out and the wildflower seedlings poked their tiny heads through the soil, I felt the chill of winter. It could be...

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...