Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lenten reflection — Where Jesus learned his stories

February 29, 2016 (continuing my Lenten series on Luke 15:11-32) They sit there of a night glad that the family is back together and she asks – “What made you go out into the road to welcome him? I thought … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection — Primary-ly silly

February 27, 2016 They play it like that – Hilary and, well … Jeb, for that matter, when he was still writing ad copy to make him sound like the responsible one, one who can get something done. While the … Continue reading

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Lenten reflection — Morning light

February 26, 2016 She wakes late the next morning, her head still spinning, and her face stretched sore, from all that smiling at the neighbors, one after another, “So glad to have you home.” She looks around – it’s shabbier … Continue reading

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Peace Warriors training in Gweru

I’m always glad to share Lance Muteyo’s peacemaking work across Africa (and beyond — such as his time in the Ukraine) and glad to know of his and Christine’s opportunity at home in Zimbabwe. I share his letter and photosand … Continue reading

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After Robert Frost “The Road Not Taken”

I share Robert Frost’s birthday. Since I was a child, I’ve been fascinated by his poems. My Lenten reflection on Luke 15:11-32 finds me challenging (hopefully honoring his rhythms) perhaps his most familiar. “Two roads diverged,” he said, and a … Continue reading

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Lenten reflection — I’d like a church – make mine a double

February 23, 2016 I know a church that only embraces prodigals – tech industry nones or folks who live in their cars, those who identify gender non-conforming, formerly incarcerated, in recovery, post-evangelical, lapsed, doubters or inked. I know a church … Continue reading

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Lenten reflection – The after party

February 22, 2016 The prodigal has long since gone to sleep – too much wine, too many dusty miles, too much surprise, and looking for that safe, safe bed. The three of us sit — me, my old sweetheart, dozing, … Continue reading

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