Coppered moon, bulging over horizon – hoisting itself into sky, beginning its glow.     My mouth awed at the sight of it tonight.               I am thankful for moments such as that.                              When I’m …

Unattainable Ordinary

I’ve been avoiding it all morning.     I wrote my heart empty yesterday and I didn’t know empty had deeper reserves as I journaled in my Lent book and teared and sighed… I know I’m ordinary. But even ordinary seems so unattainable and lovely sometimes. After all, I know He has used ordinary objects …

Cornered Habitat

Our goal in observing Lent is not to earn favor with God by fasting and praying, but to allow us a season to reflect on the reality of sin and its effects and the need for repentance. We live in a world that is permeated with disease, with cancer and AIDS, with starvation and poverty. …