243 – Easter Challenges – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

Easter Sunday has passed … but has the Easter season passed? In this season between Easter and Ascension Day and Pentecost it is a good time to think about how we can live as “Easter people.” What can we learn … Continue reading

242 – Holy Week – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

We have moved though Lent, past Palm Sunday and find ourselves today on Maundy Thursday. Good Friday and Easter Sunday are just around the corner. This week I have been wondering how we communicate why we call this time “Holy … Continue reading

195 – Eastertide – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

Well … we made it through Lent … and then Easter Sunday and now it’s over and we can rest.  Anyone feeling that way this week?  A lot of us were very busy during these past weeks and for many … Continue reading

177 -The Story – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

Sunday morning I was looking over the Advent and Christmas songs in a hymnal (Celebrating Grace) and came across these lines in a litany – The time has come! God’s church relives the drama of the story we inhabit.   … Continue reading

142 – Eastertide – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

Easter Sunday has come and gone but Easter is not over ….. Right It’s not over if we pay any attention to the church calendar which calls the 50 days from Easter Sunday to Pentecost “Eastertide,” or the “Season of Easter,” or … Continue reading

141 – Holy Week – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

Where do you find yourself this week? Palm Sunday has passed; we are moving through Holy Week, on to Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and then …. Easter. I need to remember a few things today and I want to share those … Continue reading

140 – Palm Sunday – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

The days of Lent have moved on and in a few more days we will come to Palm Sunday.  At some churches people will hear of Jesus’ “Triumphal Entry” into Jerusalem, and may see a few Palm branches, and some … Continue reading

94 – Lent & Easter – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

Many weeks ago ( #21, #22, and #23 ) I mentioned what Dallas Willard calls the spiritual disciples of abstinence and engagement.  He sees both as necessary for the Christian life and likens it to “outbreathing” and “inbreathing.”  I wonder … Continue reading

93 – Octave of Easter – Intention on the Spiritual Journey

“We made it!  We made it through for another year!  Doesn’t Lent seem longer to you every year?  It does to me.  But, we’ve done it for another year.  Lent was long but I guess I got something out of … Continue reading