Some years ago I took a retreat among the brothers at the Society of St. John the Evangelist that focused on icons.
Carrying Christmas With Us: Prayer Cards for All Twelve Days
Households may be in a rhythm of setting aside extra space for God during the season of Advent and so these cards are an easy way to extend that space during the season of Christmas.
Expanding Our View of Gratitude
The Stripes are core values in the form of positive rules.
The Human Family: in death and life, divine and mortal
Upon occasion, we have the privilege and honor to sit with the dying, to accompany death as she visits and extinguishes the flame of life afore us.
Seasons of Wonder
While I’m grateful for my kids’ spiritual maturation, I long for the tactical faith-at-home rituals of their younger years.
My Mother, Psalm 23, and an Awesome Tree
It’s possible that I’m turning into my mom.
More Prayer Stations for Election Day
As the United States nears the 2022 midterms, I decided to create a new set of prayer stations to be used during this election season. These stations provide people with tangible ways to pray for our communities and leaders as we continue to navigate how to interact with each other in politically divided times.
It’s Going to Get Worse Before It Gets Worse
I don’t know what to ask of God that will make all this better.
Turn Around: Embracing Change On The Feast of Saint Matthew
As a child, my understanding of Lutheran theology was informed at least as much by its distance from Roman Catholicism as it was by anything we did in worship itself.
The Ignatian Examen: A Prayer for Overwhelmed Parents and Ordinary Days
There are seasons of parenting which also feel long and green, when the days and moments blend together in one continuous stream. During one such season for me, when I was a stay-at-home parent, I found help in a prayer practice made for ordinary days: the Ignatian Examen.