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Eucharistic Living, Freeze Frame, Lent, Passion Devotions

Supply

I know not what occupied me those long hours of the nailing; I only know that I was oblivious to the woods ringing with the pounding of the hammer across…

Lent, Passion Devotions, Poetry

Empty!

Seven Stanzas at Easter ~John Updike Make no mistake: if He rose at allit was as His body;if the cells’ dissolution did not reverse, the moleculesreknit, the amino acids rekindle,the…

Eucharistic Living, Faith, Freeze Frame, Lent, Poetry, Refiner's Fire

Essence of Faith

I half, fold, crease the winter stitches pressing patches down into blanket box darkness, then shake out Easter quilts bright as wind shakes panes and ruffles the feathers of a…

Joy, Lent, Passion Devotions, Worship

Come to Angel Party!

As one who slips into the quiet of this place, we cordially invite you to join us at the celebration of the heavenly host. A lamb found! Note sent to…

Eucharistic Living, Gratitude, Lent, Listening, Spiritual Disciplines

Bleating

You sit on countertop in sunlight reminding me in my darkness, though you say nothing, that there is always a ram in the thicket, if I listen. Photo: thrifted ram…

Lent, Passion Devotions

A Prayer for the Monday after Easter

The windmill in the picket fenced garden beside the house is motionless this morning. I stand at the corner kitchen window eating a warmed Empty Tomb bun, gazing out on…

Lent, Passion Devotions

Arise!

“The crowning evidence that Jesus was alive was not a vacant grave, but a spirit-filled fellowship. Not a rolled away stone, but a carried away church.”~Clarence Jordan “It is not…

Lent, Passion Devotions

Our Sin and Jesus’ Choice

“If we asked God if he would live so that sin should remain, or die in order to destroy sin, he would choose death. For God feels more pain over…

Lent, Passion Devotions

To Save You…

Do you believe? Consider… Be changed.. Experience the powerful words and music of what God did to buy you back…

Lent, Passion Devotions

Passion Devotions: Not as it seems

Passion Devotions: Day 5Today’s Reading: John 11:17-44 It may look grim, today, this week, life. The dirt may be be settling on the grave, weeds starting to sprout. The stench…