A Merciful Moment

Paintings by Laurie Snow Hein “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” St. Francis of Assisi I am sharing this story from the archives this weekend…I hope there might be something thatContinue reading “A Merciful Moment”

Return to Dust (2020)

Today is the 1st Sunday marked Lent…on our journey towards the Resurrection. Perhaps you are going through your usual spiritual gymnastics…perhaps you are searching for meaning, depth…something more than vain repetition or seasonal lists to be checked off. Perhaps you are just desiring God to break in and wreck your life new. But before newContinue reading “Return to Dust (2020)”

On Saying Goodbye to my Mom…The Last Love Letter

  To say that 2018 was a difficult year would be an understatement. When your New Year begins with being abruptly displaced from your home without warning and ends with the loss of a loved one, well words are sorta hard to find. I spent most of 2018 helping my Mom stay alive. I cannotContinue reading “On Saying Goodbye to my Mom…The Last Love Letter”

The Jaws of Sin VS. Absolute Truth

Credit As we come to the end of the most wonderful week of the year…ahem, Shark Week. I bring you the next post in my Summer Series, which was coincidentally, originally written in 2012 for my brethren, during Shark Week! Jaws is one of my all time favorite movies and the greatest of Summer reads – forContinue reading “The Jaws of Sin VS. Absolute Truth”