Seeing one of the world's most grand houses of worship in flames raises an interesting question to ponder this Holy Week. What did Christianity look like before there were cathedrals? Really, really not like it does now if the New Testament book of Acts is read carefully. Christianity was born during Passover in Jerusalem, early… Continue reading Where is your sanctuary?
Le Christ est ressuscité ! Vraiment il est ressuscité !
To celebrate the event that shattered death's hold on our world, my new non-fiction book will be on deep sale this Wednesday and Thursday. As part of a Kindle Countdown Deal, Making a Grand Exit: Biblical Answers to Our Fear of Dying, is available for 99 cents from 8 a.m. PDT (California time) Wednesday (April… Continue reading ‘Grand Exit’ on deep sale in honor of resurrection
"With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come." William Shakespeare You could say the guy was armed to the Bluetooth. He sat at our favorite diner, waiting for his soup -- while texting, reading something on a Kindle and wearing a fitness tracker on each wrist and a Bluetooth in one ear. And, I thought… Continue reading Defying gravity
“Her love was like lavender, delicate and melancholy.” Laura Chouette, The Painting of Mrs. Ravensbrook In the deep of winter, I bought a bottle of herbs de Provence. While I do cook with it, my primary intention was to sniff the stuff. Lavender, basil, fennel, marjoram, parsley, rosemary, tarragon, thyme. It's pretty much summer in… Continue reading Does faith have a scent?