December 2013

Advent 3: Commuter’s Pilgrimage

On my commute into the city yesterday morning, I listened to the Psalms of Ascent being read in the New American Standard Version. Admittedly, it’s not the most pleasant version to the ears, but it’s the default version in my Biblegateway App. While I don’t drive to the office everyday, I do follow the same […] Read more

Advent 2: Unrecorded Moments

During the week before Thanksgiving, I found myself in Texas, in a paint-splattered canyon dripping with rain and shivering down to its soaked cedar branches. I had come with friends, traveling in a van loaded with some of my favorite people, meeting up with dozens more sojourners whose paths were converging. We lingered around the […] Read more

Advent 1: Heading up the Mountain

Our family ended Thanksgiving with a fend-for-yourself dinner–the boys, Steve, and I each heating up restaurant leftovers or creating concoctions from the taco fixings remaining from the night before. We had enjoyed a traditional holiday dinner that day for lunch at my mom’s, so there were no bits of turkey or dressing, no spoonfuls of […] Read more