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Day Twenty Nine: Liminal Living

Psalm 148
 Isaiah 61:10-62:3 
Luke 2:22-40
 Galatians 4:4-7 “Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning 
but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instil in us.”
 Hal Borland What beautiful, and pertinent, Scriptures, for this liminal time: the old year making way minute by minute […]

Day Twenty Two: Home

2 Samuel 7:1-11,16 Luke 1:46b-55 Romans 16:25-27 Luke 1:26-38 This year was a tumultuous one for my family and I as we sold the house that we had dreamed of, built, and lived in for fifteen years; packed a lifetime of memories into 52 boxes; and immigrated to an unfamiliar […]

Last lessons: Extravagance

*Monday of Holy Week: John 12:1-11*  Jesus said, “Leave her alone. She bought it so that she might keep it for the day of my burial. You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me.” Verses 7-8 Oh Lord who raised Lazarus from the dead, […]

The power of a name

When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know that your name is safe in their mouth. ~Tess Scott In John 20:11-18, angels, titles, roles, designations – mommy, wife, daughter, reverend, sister, friend – cannot break through Mary’s blinding loss and grief. Yet by uttering her name, Jesus changes […]