Finishing up the conversation about what to stream when we are banished from movie theaters!
Podcast concluding my conversation with the inimitable Margaret.
This is therapy that feeds your soul as well as mind and heart
What to do when you are quarantined out of the theaters?
Our top 5 picks for what to stream
It’s all written in the book: just not the book you were hoping for…
Laying in the hot tub and looking up through the steam I hope for no shooting stars. No getting pulled that far up and out of myself.
Many nights we gaze, attentive looking for the not uncommon satellite. Planes are easy to spot every 10 minutes or more often, but it is much quieter this Spring with the virus. Will summer mean the typical slow down of life? Or instead a somewhat welcome relative quickening? An easing of restrictions and more semblances of life returning to normal? The stars are brighter in the same way downtown Denver is clearer when I drive down 285. If we drive less we instantly get cleaner air.
In the humid quiet I can run out of things to say, even to my wife. Exposed and intimate beneath the vast sky it is still possible, especially for two introverts, even in these claustrophobic nights, to be alone. Lazy limbs occasionally drifting through the tub are the only sound.
Lonesomeness sometimes pulls me to God. In these strange unnumbered days Continue reading
Who knew therapy could be this much fun?
Its the only retelling of the Resurrection Moment I know of. It isn’t in your Bible…
Quarantine Day 11
– How did we get here? I asked.
– What do you mean? Julie was looking down over an edge where the sea of winter dead grass became a two-foot wide running gulley; the water was pulling us somehow. I meant How did this hike that began as mere daily chore become a Wander?
She and I were now only loosely connected; disappearing from each other behind willows and hillocks of dead sod. The vast meadows lay underneath and around in uniform directions as though we explored underwater, or strolled the moon. I didn’t remember making a decision to change.
The fog sat on the mountains all day. We had been jogging in shorts twice in five days previous; temperatures in the 50s and it seemed May or even June. But today was freezing; nothing above the high 20s and a harsh Colorado reminder: this was spring; to be continually tricked into thinking warm and green shoots when frigid stillness and death still clung. Continue reading
Sunday reflection on the synoptic treatment of the one of the most important gospel episodes.
John sees things WAY differently…and maybe you should too?
The Four gospel writers give us a way to understand and tell our own version of What Is…
Genesis Anthem from November 10: Chris Rice’s “Naive”
Brett on drums, Don on piano and lead, Julie and Janet on Background vocals
In our concluding paragraphs the stories turn to death, and the prophetic urgency laid upon all of us to address it ahead of time
Conversation with Norm asks “what is different between spirituality and religion?”Also, ridiculousness
Part two and we get talking about Boundaries in chaplaincy and in the parish
The head of Spiritual Services for a city hospital talks to me about chaplaincy. I know him well…
Some alternatives to God’s blood thirsty reputation in traditional understanding. Including Reformed thought from the 1500s
That’s a long title for some fun romping around on a 50th Anniversary
SIDE A: The concept, and what the Trinity has to do with it:
SIDE B: The personalities, and what we might have to do with it:
SIDE C: finishing up with the The Best Song From the Most Influential Album of All Time by the Best Band of All time:
From summer projects to winter warming, with many throws in between.