the unexpected.

yesterday was palm sunday and we had a really fun & sweet palm sunday dinner together at the refuge, one of our annual traditions. one of the reasons i like this particular day in holy week is it’s the time when we remember the anticipation and excitement of Jesus’ riding into jerusalem on a donkey to fulfill the prophecy and …

wonder.

“all who heard the shepherds story were astonished.”  – luke 2:18 blogging is a very weird thing. i wrote friday’s post in about 30 minutes, just a quick ramble of some of my raw sentiments. like so many other things i have written here over the years, sometimes i cringe when i read it later. i think of ways i …

mobile homes (not that kind)

* today is the december synchroblog, different bloggers writing on the same topic.  the link list is at the bottom of this post. we are partnering with christine sine’s advent series all month called coming home. the first thought when i heard about this series was a post i wrote earlier this year for sheloves magazine called mobile homes (not …

formation friday: the cross

“it is finished” – john 19:30 it’s good friday (well, it was, but since i’m just now posting this it’s holy saturday). and because it’s so important to not be too serious all the time, i really love david hayward’s cartoon. each year, the cross has had different meanings to me. i’ve rewritten the same post different times here & …