• incarnation

    narrative

    by  • April 14, 2016 • grace, incarnation, poetry • 5 Comments

    narrative

    A pilgrimage is a journey set in a story. — Paul Elie, interview for On Being (as best I can remember the quote) narrative I love to tell the story says the old hymn— not I love to tell the doctrine; we do well to read in the beginning as another way of saying...

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    lenten journal: small

    by  • March 21, 2016 • incarnation, lenten journal • 1 Comment

    small

    Anger has never come easy for me. My father grew up in an angry household, for reasons that would take several posts to explain. His take away from those days was to decide the family he helped to create would not live that way. He didn’t yell or lose his temper, and neither did...

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    lenten journal: sound

    by  • February 27, 2016 • incarnation, lenten journal, music, sound • 4 Comments

    sound

    From time to time, as I read an author’s work, my connection with the writer moves beyond the page to a more personal connection. They become my friend—an odd use of the word, I suppose, having never met them—because of the resonance I feel. Reading their books becomes a conversation of sorts. I can...

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