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This is Ace

Dear Reader, This is Ace. Ace Christopher Evans. He's named Ace after Batman's dog. At least that's what August (our six ...

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Rituals: Paying Attention to the Setting Sun

It was January when we moved into our house over a year ago. We’d lived in San Francisco for close to four years already, but ...


Reflections for Easter Sunday

[caption id="attachment_3208" align="aligncenter" width="500"] "Testimony" Copyright © 2012 Jan Richardson Images. All Rights ...


Reflections for Holy Saturday

[caption id="attachment_3201" align="aligncenter" width="500"] "Buried" Copyright © 2012 Jan Richardson Images. All Rights Reserved.[/caption]   The Last of the Brooding Miserables by Mary Karr Lord, you maybe know me best by my odd laments: My friend drew the garage door tight, lay ...

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Good Friday: Embracing the hard things

This year I had the opportunity to contribute to the Lenten devotional for Liberti Church Philadelphia. It's meant to be read on Good Friday, so I wanted to share it here with you today.   A reflection on John 13:36-38 Peter genuinely believed he wouldn’t screw this up. He genuinely believed he ...


Reflections for Maundy Thursday

[caption id="attachment_3180" align="aligncenter" width="450"] "Holy Thursday" Copyright © 2012 Jan Richardson Images. Used with permission. All Rights Reserved.[/caption]   Descending Theology: The Garden by Mary Karr We know he was a man because, once doomed, he begged for reprieve. See ...

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Daughters of Jerusalem (A poem for Holy Week)

In the past I've shared this poem, which I wrote a few years ago for my church, on Good Friday. This year I've decided to share it today, on Holy Wednesday, as we begin to retell ourselves the story of Easter. Daughters of Jerusalem from Luke 23:27-31   Blessed is the womb that never felt ...