Communion (A Seminarian’s Perspective)

During Seminary, another student and I, interned at a tiny, historic, Methodist church in New Jersey.  She was Methodist, I was not; but we were both welcomed into the fold in equal measure.  The congregation was small and aged and the thing they appreciated...

Communion (A Five-year-old’s Perspective)

The Communion with God is simple, so we will not be dazzled; so we can eat and drink His love and still go about our lives; so our souls will burn slowly rather than blaze.  . . . the Last Supper did not take place on one night in one room, and to eat God’s...

To Experience Resurrection (a Poem for Holy Week)

You have to return to the tomb to experience resurrection.  Return to the place where once you knew without doubt all hope was gone, the last dying gasp of breath expelled. Then silence, stillness and the great tearing open of sky and earth.  The first sign...

Twins, the Cross & Community

(A stomach bug arrived at our house last week and returned again today, wreaking havoc on my writing plans and life in general.  So, I thought it might be a good time to re-post this one from the archives, from back when the twins were just 18 months old and we...
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