A Community’s Heavy Heart

Stunned silence.

Invisible shock wave.

First to family.

Friends.

School.

Community.

Impacted.

Blast radius of

Disbelief.

Nausea.

Dread.

Deep sadness.

Questions.

Mourning. 

An unwelcome erasure.

(why another?)

Without notice. 

Young Read the rest

Friendship Psalm

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Friendships inspire.

Fictional friends and real friends.

Anne Shirley and her dedication to bosom friend Diana.

C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien’s affinity for the Divine.

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So…Today Did Not Go As Planned!

Today… I awoke with an outline in my head of how the hours ahead needed to be spent.

Quiet time…exercise…finish laundry…swim and chat with friends on this early-season hot weather … Read the rest

With Whom Are You Safe?

In my book, Life In Psalm, I have a psalm about friendship.

Good friendships observed inspire us.

Coming out of an isolating pandemic, some people are struggling relationally.

We live … Read the rest

Halloo! Happy Mid-week!

Were you looking for me?

I didn’t go anywhere.

I am just in the midst of this:

Luke 14:28-30 NIV
“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t … Read the rest

The Great Rescue – Victorious


BUT THEN
God’s Son inhaled eternal resurrection breath!

Now sin’s power is overthrown here and hereafter,
Jesus glorified on His throne amidst worship and laughter.
His Spirit possesses His children … Read the rest

Our Hero’s Great Rescue

Paradise peeked through clouds to announce His birth
Unkempt outsiders first acknowledged His worth
Son of Eternal One and humble virgin was He
Cloaked in earth’s dust and clay and … Read the rest

Holy Week – It All Comes Down to This

Revisiting my psalm for Easter week.

Our Souls by loneliness and fear enslaved

Indulged in all we grasped for and craved

Unable to see Love before our eyes

Seduced we Read the rest

Living in the Tension of Both-And

This post is a little choppy.

My thoughts and emotions are kinda all over the place.

It’s like trying to gather a couple dozen spooked cats and get them to … Read the rest