Words have not come easy the past couple of weeks. I flounder in letters and punctuation marks, holding my breath to stop the panic in the spaces between conscious and unconscious thought. It’s funny because I don’t know what that means. It’s funny because I don’t know what to do, and God knows but he’sContinue reading “collected thoughts, x”
It’s neither here nor there. It’s here, but it’s there. I look back and I look ahead with longing. I look down at my feet and wonder how far they’ll wander before they land at their next temporary destination. Home isn’t here. Yet.
I’ve always been terribly in awe of Abraham’s faith. After these things God tested Abraham and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on oneContinue reading “Abraham! Abraham!”
Even the Pharisees began to have second thoughts. They had noticed the supernatural events surrounding Jesus’ death (the rending of the curtain, the uncanny darkness in the middle of the afternoon, the opened graves, etc). They kept thinking about how Jesus said He would be killed at their hands, only to rise triumphant on theContinue reading “Holy Saturday”