Living in the Revelation

The Revelation to John is a book that provokes us with wild, vivid imagery; it twists and disorients us, so we are prompted to view the world and the Divine outside of the boxes we might otherwise put them in.¬†According to John’s revelation (21:1-6): When at...

Maybe Kinda Sorta

Ultimate Being, Spectacular Beyond, you are maybe kinda sorta like the breath that inflates my lungs and reminds my body of peace. Creative Animation, Profound Revelation, you are maybe kinda sorta like the tree that extends beyond my vision and reveals faithfulness...

Psalm 133

How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity! It is like a pianist pouring beauty into the world with every note, with every phrase rehearsed, reworked, with every scale spilled deliciously into a song like a mountain stream tumbling out over...

Confessing Boston

Let us wail in repentance and quickly; Let us submit to sackcloth and appeal to God; Let us not dry our tears but rather confess that we have cried for Boston, not Bangalore or Aleppo; we have mourned the deaths of white children but kept silent while brown &...

Don’t Ask the Crocus

Sadly, prayers of lament can be used more than once. I reworked this lament¬†in the wake of yesterday’s nightmare in Boston: Don’t ask the crocus, “Where is God?” as though the crocus can respond to our cries echoing over the flower beds. The...

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