A Pregnant Pause

Lent comes from an Old English word “Lencten” which means “Spring.” Spring is a time of new growth, a time of taking shape, of coming into bloom. It is a time of preparation. We observe Lent for 40 days for the most part because it was the early...

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Transfiguration Mountain

I wrote this a couple years ago as an exercise to “get inside the scripture.” Later I found out that this practice of “fleshing out the details” of a Biblical story was practiced by Jewish Rabbis in an art called...

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