Monthly Archives: February 2018

Forty Days Revisited, Day 13–When the Magic Happens

There comes a time when you simply have to give up, to surrender, to cry “uncle.” Today is not that day. Today I had one of those “Bullwinkle moments,” where I had to pull something out of my magic hat. … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 12–Finding Your Place in the World

I find that I am once again grateful to be able to revisit earlier blog posts. Tonight I “spun the wheel” of the random number generator to come up with this evening’s post. Day 18. I read all three years … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 11–One Thing Jesus Didn’t Do

Let’s be real, Jesus did a lot of stuff, so the bible says. For every story recorded by the gospel writers, there were hundreds of other things that he did, said, that happened to him, etc. that never found their … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 10–Return to the Body Electric

On the 120+ day journey of three years worth of Lent, I spent a lot of time thinking and writing about the body and the nature of the physical suffering that Jesus endured during his last days on the planet. … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 9–Making a Difference Where We Can

Tonight I’m sharing a post I wrote two years ago as part of my “Another Forty Days” blog. It feels particularly relevant today as we continue to see around us a nation and planet that seems as mired in drama … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 8–Standing in Need of Prayer

“It’s me, it’s me, O Lord, standin’ in the need of prayer.” The other day I wrote about suffering, and as I have continued to think about it, a particular vision came to mind. In 2011, I experienced one of … Continue reading

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Forty Days Revisited, Day 7–Withdrawing from the World

One of the things I am discovering is that I live in a constant state of grace. I wish I realized it more often, but I am grateful when I do. This evening I was bombarded by a barrage of … Continue reading

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