Dying Alongside Us

Dying Alongside Us

It’s Holy Week: the week leading up to Easter. This is one of the two most important weeks in the Christian Year (the other is the celebration of Christmas). In this week, we remember Jesus’ final days of life as a human being: his last supper with his disciples, then...
Flowering Anyway

Flowering Anyway

A couple of weeks ago I was eagerly anticipating the flowering of a cactus in a nearby neighbor’s front yard. Small, fuzzy knobs had appeared at the top of the single upright stem, very slowly growing larger. Then, rather suddenly, it seemed to catch strength and buds...
Uprising

Uprising

As I sit down to write this post, multiple threads are weaving themselves through my mind, and I’m struggling to see the bigger picture. Consequently, I decided that perhaps the best thing to do would be to begin writing and discover where the Holy Spirit guides my...
New Life in a New Land

New Life in a New Land

Happy Easter! Christ is Risen! I thought I knew what I was going to write about for this Easter Sunday blog post, then Henry called me on Spy Wednesday morning and, with just a few words, changed things for me. “Spy Wednesday” is the old name for the Wednesday of Holy...