Monthly Archives: March 2013

What Jesus Knew: A Poem for Good Friday

WHAT JESUS KNEW I wonder. . . every Holy Week I wonder what Jesus knew. Did Jesus know the path he’d chosen led to crucifixion? The Bible tells me so, and yet I wonder, did he really know? Or was … Continue reading

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Challenge, Change, & Civil Rights

I grew up in Mississippi in the fifties and sixties. I remember colored restrooms and white-only water fountains and separate waiting rooms in the bus station. I was young when the movement began:  five years old when Rosa Parks refused … Continue reading

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Unwanted, Unexpected Grace

I woke this morning, this first day of Spring, to a glorious surprise. Now, I know most people are tired of winter. It’s been a tough go in the Northeast and Midwest. Too much snow, too many storms, too little reprieve. … Continue reading

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The Great In-Between

We live in liminal spaces. As much as I might love to talk about dwelling in the present moment, on a practical everyday basis I find myself challenged by the daunting prospect of staying in the Now. My attention wanders … Continue reading

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Sacred Moments, Holy Journeys

Welcome to the Sacred Journey. The Path of Unknowing. The Peregrinatio. I first had my imagination fired by the concept of peregrinatio years ago, when I read Karla Kincannon’s book Creativity and Divine Surprise. Kincannon led me to Esther De … Continue reading

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