author ● sojourner ● mother artist

author ● sojourner ● mother artist

Month: March 2013

“It is finished.” {an Easter without the trimmings}

I had grand plans this week of scribbling down stories of the passion and sharing them here. {I always have grand plans.} Of thinking of what it was like to be there, of what was running through Mary’s head, and grief of Peter’s denying words. […]

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And he entered the temple. {stories of the passion}

Jerusalem swelled with pilgrims and worshipers for Passover. The group of men fought their way through the crowds, pushing up toward the temple’s steps. As they approached its entrance, a small crowd still followed the man Jesus, the house of the Lord rang with the […]

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The man they call Jesus. {stories of the passion}

All too often we read the Bible like it’s an episode of our favorite show we’ve seen 15 times over. We watch without really seeing. We hear the stories of miracles and resurrections and prophecy and we see it all. We understand it. But do […]

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Rescue is Coming {the exodus road}

As we approach Holy Week, we reflect on the blood price, the ransom set upon our heads that our King of Glory in all His richness came and died on a sinner’s cross in our stead. We waited. Hoped. Believed. Even in the darkness, we […]

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Once Upon a Time I Went to England

Every literary lover needs a good pilgrimage to their motherland. It’s a year this week since I took mine. Christmas morning I opened a canvas tote my brother had given me emblazed with the traditional “Keep Calm and Carry On.” {if you didn’t already know […]

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