When Even A Little Is Too Much

For almost forty days I did not taste the liquid joy that is coffee. Before “fasting” from coffee as part of my Lenten journey, I was drinking 8 to 12 cups a day. That’s the equivalent of the Pacific Ocean or it might as well have been, because when you deny yourself something, it grows […]

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Missing the Meat Pots

After more than a year gathering virtually in what felt like an endless Lent, we were able to celebrate Easter in-person! Masked. Socially distanced. Sanitized. In-person! There were balloons and welcome signs and colorful flags. The music was celebratory. The mood was giddy. Resurrection felt real in a way I desperately needed. Today I am […]

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go: Red Letter Challenge

And just like that, the Red Letter Challenge comes to an end. Or does it? If the point of the challenge was to practice the practices of Jesus, then I suggest the journey continues. After all, Jesus’ commission to the disciples was not, “Good job, fellas. I’m going to head back up to Heaven. Good […]

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