Category Archives: Lenten journey

Dance

Dance when you’re broken open. Dance when you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free. Struck, the dancer hears a tambourine inside her, like a wave that crests … Continue reading

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Ending our Sacrifices to Molech

You must not hand over any of your children to have them sacrificed to Molech.  (Leviticus 18:21) It was not my intention to ruminate on politics in America in my blog posts this Lent. I am committed to “Wandering in … Continue reading

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Love from the Ashes

One of my great joys is spending time with a fantastic group of girls as their Girl Scout troop leader. Contrary to what some may believe, cookies are not the official dessert of Girl Scouts, at least not for my troop.  Nothing … Continue reading

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Grace Groove

Grace is the word that we’ve heard. It’s got groove.  It’s got meaning. Grace is the time and the place and the motion. Grace is the way we are feeling.  Doot, Doot, Doo, Doo, Doot…Is the word, is the word, … Continue reading

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Great Green Gobs of Greasy Grimy Grace

I mentioned in my first entry this season that we are in the process of yet another home renovation project.  Living through home renovation while attempting to homeschool your children is an exercise in trying to control chaos, something that … Continue reading

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Grace Goggles

And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth. Incarnation. God became incarnate.  God took on flesh. Divinity embodied.  Why would God do such a thing? Incarnate.  It has the same root word as Carnivore, Carnal. … Continue reading

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A Dwelling Place

Welcome back to Lent.  I’m feeling a bit different this year.  I’m still tired, overcommitted, buried (yet again) in construction dust.  Still homeschooling my children in fits of exuberance marked by moments of sheer panic and exhaustion.  Still making an … Continue reading

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