We do it without even thinking about it. Somewhere between 12 and 16 times a minute, our chest contracts and then expands, and our lungs fill with air. The lungs … Continue reading Breath of Life
I love almost everything about bonfires. I love the warmth that a bonfire gives. I love the color of the flames. I love the smell of the burning firewood. I … Continue reading Ashes
Every year, around 6 weeks before Easter, the Christian church celebrates Ash Wednesday. This year, Ash Wednesday falls on March 6. Tomorrow. You will see people walking around with black smudges on … Continue reading Ashes on our Forehead
To be honest, when I first heard that Ash Wednesday, 2018, was going to land on Valentine’s Day, it was a little startling. There are, after all, some pretty distinct … Continue reading On Jesus’ List
Q: What do President Donald Trump, Beyonce, Jimmy Fallon, Rush Limbaugh, Queen Elizabeth, Pastor Dean and you all have in common? A: Your humanity. Setting aside everything these people have … Continue reading What is Ash Wednesday?