Journal of a Journey

Thoughts on faith, family, life, and laughter

Holy Cross Day

We adore thee, O Christ, and we bless thee, because by thy holy cross thou has redeemed the world. The universe hung in the balance as a man hung on … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Weedeater

Electric trimmers are a pain in the ass but not in the wallet since they don’t need gas.

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

9/11/2001: A Kyrie

I was just days into my first year of seminary on September 11, 2001. We were still wiping sleep from our eyes as we entered the refectory for breakfast, only … Continue reading

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Communication

There was a task that Anyone could do but Nobody particularly wanted to. Nobody was told that Anyone could do it but Everyone assumed Someone would. Someone told Everyone not to … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

If you want to have something to say, be quiet.  Silence is the soil out of which good words emerge.

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Five Items Of Counsel From Eugene Peterson

Discover what Scripture says about spirituality and immerse yourself in it… Shun spirituality that does not require committment… Embrace friends in the faith wherever you find them… But then return … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Literal Is The New Figurative

‘When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.’ -Lewis Carroll Just … Continue reading

September 8, 2015 · 2 Comments