Lent 2020: Shrove Tuesday

Today is Shrove Tuesday. If you don’t know what Shrove Tuesday is, it is the day before Ash Wednesday. If you don’t know what Ash Wednesday is, that is the first day in the season of Lent. And if you don’t know what Lent is, then you probably are not familiar with the liturgical calendar […]

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Death 150 Yards Away

Late last year, a young man I’ve never met and of whom I know nothing about died in a car accident. The reason I’m even writing about it; the reason for bringing it up at all is that it happened yards from where I live. From my vantage point, I knew that it was not […]

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Holy Week 2019 | Monday: Preparation

We don’t know much of what Jesus and the disciples were doing in that final week. What I would guess, is that this was a time of preparation. Jesus understood that his time and ministry on earth were drawing to a close. I am not sure the disciples did at all. What makes the first […]

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Lent 2018 | Day #3: Preparation

It does not matter what you will ever do in life, the better you prepare the more effective you will be at the task. This reality could not be truer of the Christian life.

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Lent Day #1 | Remember that thou art dust…

Facing our limited time on this earth can be unsettling, but we must never forget that our lives here on this earth are not supposed to last forever. We are sojourners and travelers in this world.

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