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Call Me Pilgrim

In 2012, I've been asked to write as the anonymous character "Pilgrim" for the High Calling. My Pilgrim Posts at Laity Lodge will not be continuing. Instead Pilgrim will tell us what it's been like...

Saying Goodbye to the Naked Tennis Ball

Because really, don't you think it's time to move on to more serious subjects? So my mind was made up. Destroy the little stone house. Throw the tennis ball back into the woods. Move on...

A Baptism of Tears

When I began blogging as Pilgrim, I shared with you that after I left the pastorate, I had a hard time feeling engaged with worship on Sunday mornings. I maintained a cerebral connection to...

Dale Bruner’s Bible

And now I want to tell you about another beautiful thing that I saw and experienced at Laity Loge. In July of 2012 I saw Dale Bruner’s Bible in the Great Hall. I first...

Return of the Naked Tennis Ball

Yes, this is another post about the naked tennis ball I found at Laity Lodge. I’m going to ask you to trust me with this. I’m following my instincts. When it comes to things...

Stone Prayers

I went to Laity Lodge on June 7th, hoping that if I remained open and worked hard at listening, I might hear from God. What follows are excerpts from the journal I kept that weekend. Thursday...

Station Nine: Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem

Sunday, March 11th. The third Sunday of Lent. Station Nine: Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem. Luke 23:27-31 A great number of the people followed him, and among them were women who were beating their breasts...

Chef Kokopelli

Sunday, March 4th. The 2nd Sunday of Lent.I posted something as "Pilgrim" at the Laity Lodge website. It will serve as my lenten writing piece for today."In Tim you will find a strange combination...

Lumos the Light Dog: A Meditation on the Speed of Light and the Problem...

A new pilgrim post is online at LaityLodge.org My wife and I were at the Laity Lodge New Year’s retreat at the end of 2011. Jerry Root, a C.S. Lewis scholar from Wheaton College, was...