Disappointment with God: A Lenten Lament

By |2018-03-02T16:30:27-06:00February 11th, 2016|

I didn’t expect to usher in Lent feeling angry at God, but that’s how it went down. On Shrove Tuesday, my fervent prayers for a dear friend that I love and walk beside went unanswered. [...]

Spring cleaning for the soul

By |2018-03-02T16:40:23-06:00March 10th, 2014|

Today's warm weather (and the threat of more snow later this week) got me thinking about spring cleaning. Does anyone do that anymore? I need to, of course--in the house, in the backyard, where the [...]

Spring Cleaning for the Soul

By |2011-03-09T09:23:53-06:00March 9th, 2011|

Ash Wednesday, 2011 The horizon—the color of ashes—promises a storm. The muddled snow, which had been melting, is arrested by the returning cold. Lent, a somber season, seems the practice even of my leafless gray [...]

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