Becoming the Magi

Sunday is Epiphany. At some point that day, our family will gather on our front porch. We will pray a blessing over our house. Lord God of Heaven and Earth, You revealed Your only-begotten Son to every nation by the light of a star. Bless this house and all who live...

Wait. Hope. See.

I wait for the Lord, my soul waits, and in God’s word I hope; my soul waits for the Lord more than those who watch for the morning more than those who watch for the morning. —Psalm 130:5-6 It is the first week of Advent, this season of waiting and preparation...

Scarlet

The sanctuary is big, much bigger—and much higher—than our church’s sanctuary. I feel small in this cavernous space. But many of the faces are familiar. Holding Luke in my arms, I usher Jack and Jane toward Doug, who’s holding Ben and has saved us a seat about...

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