Patterns for Christian Prayer

Patterns for Christian Prayer

Patterns for Christian Prayer Over the years, prayer seems to be one of the things the Lord has worked the hardest to teach me. One of the things I have learned is that the Bible is the best prayer book. I pray the Psalms. I pray the prayers that the apostle Paul...
Resurrection a Cosmic Event

Resurrection a Cosmic Event

Resurrection a Cosmic Event We are in the middle of what we call “Holy Week.” Sunday is Easter, Resurrection Sunday. I hope that in the next few days you will read the gospel accounts of Jesus’ passion, crucifixion and resurrection: Matthew 26-28, Mark 14-16, Luke...
Detour Through Grief

Detour Through Grief

Detour Through Grief My start as a blogger was pretty tentative anyway—and the months since have been kind of hard to write about. Right after Christmas, all three of us in our household (my husband and I and our adult son) came down with COVID. Our cases were very...
Listening to Christmas Carols

Listening to Christmas Carols

Listening to Christmas Carols  One of my favorite things about Christmas is listening to Christmas carols, with their glorious music and the wealth of theological riches that’s packed into them. It’s hard to name a favorite, but if I were pressed it would probably be...
Dance Practice

Dance Practice

Dance Practice Saturday, a week ago, I had a deliciously unusual experience, one that completely charmed me with the way its disparate elements came together. My friend Patty invited me to come with her to the worship time at a Messianic congregation down in Chandler,...