When God Played Tennis

By |2020-04-17T04:22:03+00:00April 16th, 2020|Glory, God, Poetry, Poetry|

God wasn’t that good, but he loved the game.  He loved the smell of felt, whacking the ball as hard as he could into the back cobblestone fence, even enjoying a little smack talk with Simon Peter, as God knew exactly how to get into his head.  What God liked [...]

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Inviting Pain & Welcoming Grief: how do you want to die?

By |2017-05-18T13:28:24+00:00May 1st, 2017|Grief, Healing, Writings|

Inviting Pain & Welcoming Grief: how do you want to die?  Grief requires us to acknowledge and surrender to our throbbing, it is easy to have contempt for this reality and deny its invitation into our lives. I would argue for grief’s essential role in our lives as the 16th-century [...]

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