Category Archives: Lent

Complete

The time has come to celebrate. Easter is close at hand. The darkness is quickly falling away. And for what it represents to us, I think fireworks might be appropriate for Easter. He has risen indeed.

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Day

This was the beginning of a very long day, actually a 40+ hour day, which means it was almost two days. We were sailing along the coast of Texas, and it was decided, unilaterally, which is how Captains make decisions, … Continue reading

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Worship

Part of the confirmation education that I lead is visiting different congregations and learning about how their tradition fits into our United Methodist tradition. We visit an Episcopal church, a Catholic church and a Jewish synagogue, which is by far … Continue reading

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Thankful

These beautiful girls were about to offer thanks for the food we were about to receive at the end of a long weeks worth of work. They had been working along side us, pretty sure mostly laughing at how silly … Continue reading

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Prayer

Behind my family church is this prayer garden. It has a pond, a small chapel, flowers and trees, and it is beautiful. The congregation celebrates Easter Sunrise service there, and has held more than a couple of memorials there. I … Continue reading

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Sacrifice

This is breakfast. In an exotic country, relatively far from home. It is not all that different from the breakfast that I eat in my home most mornings. But this breakfast represents a pretty big sacrifice. This breakfast was put … Continue reading

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Habit

Interestingly enough I didn’t have a single image that related to habit, at least for me. Says a little something about my habit of taking all sorts of images. I have set aside this year to rearranging habits, to jettison … Continue reading

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Listen

This was Lily, my anxious boxer. We walked most morning. For me it was exercise, for Lily it was socializing and hunting. Lily fancied herself a great hunter of rabbits. From my perspective, we stood a lot staring at rabbits, … Continue reading

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Confess

I confess I have big dreams. Wild dreams. Some of them are way out there, and others are a bit more practical. Many are just that, dreams. Things I like to play with in my mind. Others are sensible enough … Continue reading

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Health

About a year ago, on April 1st (April Fool’s day), I took up running. Yeah, the day was not lost on me. I took up running to create stamina for my upcoming pilgrimage, but never expected to enjoy it as … Continue reading

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