Ash Wednesday – 2023
Today is the first day of Lent. A primary activity of the Lenten season (not the only, but primary) is fasting. Christ-followers should fast. Jesus clearly expects it of us for he tells us, But when you fast, anoint your head and wash your face, that your fasting may not be seen by others but…
A Prayer For The First Day Of School In The Age Of COVID
Today, 19 August 2020, is the first day of school for our local school district. Ours is not alone, as public, private, and home schools are beginning. It feels to me like a trembling time for prayer. And so I pray: Dear Lord God, I first make the normal prayers about our children and their…
On Treasure and Pearls
File this under “If I am thinking about it, I might as well share it with you” category.