Christian Spirituality

Jun
16
Two Difficult Things

Two Difficult Things

Eugene Peterson in the introduction to 1st John from the Message Bible: “The two most difficult things to get straight
2 min read
May
28
Liturgy for a Grieving Nation

Liturgy for a Grieving Nation

I’m not sure I have words to express my sadness over the massacres in Buffalo and Texas these last
4 min read
May
18
Countercultural Practices

Countercultural Practices

> “Dwelling, lingering, pondering, listening, praying- these are all countercultural practices. They slow us into a silence that has to be
1 min read
May
12
Our Little Window

Our Little Window

From writer Brian Doyle [https://lithub.com/on-brian-doyles-mystical-genre-exploding-work/]: > “We’re only here for a minute,” Brian once reminded us. “We’
1 min read
May
11
Thy Kingdom Come (Aramaic translation)

Thy Kingdom Come (Aramaic translation)

Create your reign of unity now- Through our fiery hearts And willing hands. Let your counsel rule our lives, Clearing
1 min read
Apr
27
Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front by Wendell Berry [https://ag.arizona.edu/~steidl/Liberation.html] Love the quick profit,
2 min read
Apr
25
Where Did the Christian Artists Go?

Where Did the Christian Artists Go?

I’m doing doctorate work in the area of faith, art, and the pastoral imagination. One of our conversations revolved
3 min read
Apr
22
For Whom, for What?

For Whom, for What?

Untitled Ode to the Wonders of Life by Richard Feynman [https://www.themarginalian.org/2022/04/22/richard-feynman-yo-yo-ma/] > I stand
1 min read
Apr
18
What Now After Easter?

What Now After Easter?

N.T. Wright says the world is open to unending opportunities because of the empty tomb: > “The point of the
1 min read
Apr
16
He Bore It All for Me (Poem)

He Bore It All for Me (Poem)

He Bore It All for Me by Johnny Cash He bore it all for me He bore it all for
1 min read