Monthly Archives: March 2016

Reflections on Thomas from Venezuela

Obed Juan Vizcaíno Nájera of Venezuela has been moved every day of Holy Week to write poetry — and even beyond those days he continues as today he reflects on the story of Thomas and his very personal visit from … Continue reading

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Another resurrection appearance – in Lahore

And so he is walking in the Gulshan Iqbal Park, and he asks – do you love me? And we answer — yes, we love you. We have celebrated Easter with bright alleluias, lilies, sunrise services. And he says, grieve … Continue reading

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The parable of my meniscus

I left my cane somewhere … again. Things didn’t seem too bad and I put it down, but now my knee hurts from my toes to my shoulder and I retrace my steps very, very slowly. It’s a bit like … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil by Todd Jenkins

Easter Vigil Watching, waiting, hurting, praying; no understanding, certainty; hope instead. Wondering why we should be staying. Will he be raised from the dead? Time is indiscernible motion; feet and arms heavy as lead. Feels like we have cried an … Continue reading

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Prayer for Iskandariya

God, we lift up the cross in Iskandariya, the pietas of families with their grief, those who feel fear wondering what good friday will come — to a soccer game, an air flight, a ride on the subway. We do … Continue reading

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Guest post — A Maundy Thursday Story and an Easter Sunrise Poem

Larry Trent sent me a story about his own experience with footwashing. May it touch your heart. Pam Spain wrote an Easter poem. May it move you on the way. A Real Life Foot Washing Experience for Maundy Thursday with … Continue reading

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Parable like an onion

March 23, 2016 Parable like an onion – I peel layer after layer. When I cut into it, I cry. May your scriptures of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter open to you in as many and … Continue reading

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