I am so thankful that my church offers the sign of the cross with ashes on Ash Wednesday. I am also thankful that my daughter, Juliette, suggested that we attend this morning’s service. I am thankful my husband motivated all of us to get up and go. I am grateful to see the Super Bridgy […]
Insight and inspiration on the Christian faith and from a Gen X blogger including the connection between God and religion and Generation X.
Tonight, as Sullivan finished up his nightly prayers, which always include a long list of people he asks God to bless (including Tinky Winky, Poe, Dipsy, Laa-Laa, Dora, Diego, Baby Jaguar and Boots), he ended with the sweetest thing: “And God bless God.” This reminded me of the Hebrew poem written by King David, which […]
Last Wednesday, the kids and I went to church. As I was dropping the last kiddo off at her respective activity, I exited the building and walked across the parking lot just in time to see a dog dash out the front door of a small apartment and run into an oncoming truck. This is […]
Morning comes to this city vacant of you. Pages and windows flare, and you are not there. Someone sweeps his portion of sidewalk, Wakens the drunk, slumped like laundry, and you are gone. –From Li Young Lee’s City in Which I Love You The other night, I went out for drive, like my father once […]
There’s a church in the valley by the wildwood, No lovelier spot in the dale; No place is so dear to my childhood, As the little brown church in the vale. –William S. Pitts, 1857 Growing Up Nazarene When I was little, growing up Nazarene in humble parsonages across the rural south I much preferred […]