Making Things Again

Making Things Again

Making Things Again Last blog I’d been busy going places and making things. I’ve not gone anywhere lately, but I am in “making mode” again.  And I’ve been musing a bit about making things in general.  One of the poetry groups I belong to meets in a local community...
My Spirit is Weighed Down

My Spirit is Weighed Down

My Spirit is Weighed Down My spirit is weighed down by so many things these days. I’m tired. Friends have cancer. Friends of friends have cancer.  Russia invaded Ukraine. I know that God is over all, but sometimes my spirit just feels heavy. Last week I received from...
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...