The Rhythms of Easter All Year

There’s a small village deep in the middle of France. Last I saw the place, the population sign read 121. The sign was old and out of date. The village had burgeoned to a whopping 171 as of the 2015 census. Nobody would know about Taizé if it weren’t for a group of monks on … More The Rhythms of Easter All Year

Wales, Cornwall, England, Devon and the Czech Republic Part 4

There are places, times, events, and even people where are hearts find comfort and feel at rest. These locations, times, events, and people represent hints of heaven. The Apostle Paul spoke of being “strangers and pilgrims” on this earth, and when we experience moments and places that feel more like home than home itself, we … More Wales, Cornwall, England, Devon and the Czech Republic Part 4

Celtic Missional Advent November 29: Your Sacrifices are Not Forgotten

Advent November 29, Saint Sadwrn’s Day Luke 2:36-38 Your Sacrifices Are Not Forgotten “There was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived seven years with her husband after her marriage, and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple, … More Celtic Missional Advent November 29: Your Sacrifices are Not Forgotten

Celtic Missional Advent December 25th: Serve Where You are Stranded and Broken

December 25th: Saint Jarlath (Iarlaithe mac Loga) Luke 2:7 Serve Where You are Stranded and Broken “And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.” The first Christmas Day began as a small calamity. By … More Celtic Missional Advent December 25th: Serve Where You are Stranded and Broken

This Lamentin’ Lenten (part 1): Psalms of Lament – Psalms 3-7

This Lamentin’ Lenten Psalms of Lament: Psalms 3-7 During the Lenten days we are called to prayerful consideration and evaluation of our own lives. Perhaps we too quickly consider this activity to always be a passive and peaceful activity. Yet, the Psalms show another meditation, which carries a passionate cry for help and for deliverance … More This Lamentin’ Lenten (part 1): Psalms of Lament – Psalms 3-7