I have a problem

Today is the 8th day of Lent. Over the last year I've become aware of a problem that I have. It's my problem. It originates within me. It has no connection to any external reality...

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...

Our ancient foe

Today is the third day of Lent. In the religious world of my upbringing, Satan was understood to be a real being. If you could get coordinates and had the ability to travel through space...

Writing from the Unconscious

Saturday, March 3rd. The 11th day of Lent. There are two common paths to writing for me. One is to open a hatch in my basement and reach into the soupy liquid of my unconscious...

Old school comment

Thursday, March 29th. The 37th day of Lent. In the early days of blogging, back before there were more blogs than people, the comments were much more interesting. It was kind of a novel thing...

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...

I never gave my mind away

Saturday, March 17th. The 25th day of Lent. I never gave my mind to the Church. Never. Even when I was a small boy and every adult that meant something to me was some sort...

How can you?

Today is the 7th day of Lent. How can you comprehend another culture when you are UNCONSCIOUS of your own? How can you understand others when you have NEVER tried to understand yourself? How can you know...

Cast Out

Sunday, February 26th. The first Sunday of lent. A very literal translation of Mark 1:12-13, part of today's gospel text: "And immediately the Spirit cast him out into the wilderness. And he was in the wilderness...

Scripture, Tradition, Reason

Sunday, March 18th. The fourth Sunday of Lent. This morning Jeanene and I were attending the beginners' class at Saint Luke's. It's a simple course on the Episcopal Church that is taught periodically for people...