Ash Wednesday is the kickoff of the season of Lent - and the ashes remind us that we are limited, finite and cannot do it all. This is a reason to celebrate!Read More
I have a pet peeve...people who say, "It's Friday, but Sunday's coming." Sorry if you're one of those people...I just feel like rushing to the end of the story robs us of a deeper healing that occurs when we sit in the sad, fearful, despair of this "in between day." What if we, like the disciples, were unaware the resurrection was coming? This space is a part of the journey. Though written years ago, I offer it again this year... peace to you on this Holy Saturday. Don't rush to tomorrow...Read More
As we enter into Holy week, the "confused" and seemingly fickle spring weather echoes the story of the death and resurrection of Jesus. It echoes the crowds cheering Hosanna! to welcome Jesus then 2 days later yelling, "Crucify, crucify!" It echoes the ardent devotion of Peter, "I'll never betray you" and yet...It echoes love bestowed on the disciples as Jesus bends to wash their feet...hours later, they desert him and flee.
Holy week, Spring, transitions, death and resurrection - confusion, muck, pondering...
May you experience, fully, this Holy Week, the fullness of your fickleness...another reminder of your being made from "dust"/ash. His love is greater than your fickle, confusions...
It's Palm Sunday - and we begin the Holy Week March toward commemorating Jesus' brutal death and brilliant resurrection. Won't you join us on the journey. Today's excerpt is from Paula's devotional - you can pick it up FREE on Palm Sunday in the Kindle store. Join us for Holy Week!Read More
It's okay to be human - today, Ash Wednesday, is a good day to celebrate that. Come join the unhurryUp! into Easter: A Lenten Pilgrimage ...Read More