Tag Archives: darkness

It’s a Dark Place

It’s a Dark Place Can’t to go through it alone Some days, not even possible To make it to the other side. Push through with all that is mighty and strong Even when it hurts with it’s own will and strength … Continue reading

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Ninth Day of Christmastide, Hope in Darkness

On the Ninth Day of Christmastide, i learned that my blessings from Thursday included deep, dark conversations with patients. I am blessed to be able to sit with patients in their most vulnerable and darkest states and talk with them … Continue reading

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Fragile and Handle With Care on These Holy Days

It’s Saturday afternoon and I’m at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts writing a sermon. I am preaching on Wednesday at the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. My wonderful alma mater honored me with the invitation to preach and on … Continue reading

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Loving Me Through People

I’ve had a couple of days to rest.  It was the gift of time I gave to myself.  I was able to sleep, spend time with friends, write, and laugh with my roommates.  I also had time to sit and … Continue reading

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What Do You See in the Photo?

We’ve all seen photographs.  We’ve taken them.  We’ve hung them on the walls and put them in scrapbooks.  We have boxes of them in the attic and thousands of them on our hard drives.  They are a part of our … Continue reading

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Hope in Christ the Lord Is Risen Today

The darkness has passed and gave way to the hope of our Lord Jesus Christ.  He rises above the clouds and brings grace and an everlasting light.  He sheds that light in the storm; gives strength to the weak; and … Continue reading

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What’s with Lighthouses?

I had the blessed experience of visiting a few lighthouses recently.  It’s been a while since I’ve been to one.  I want to thank some dear people who allowed me the opportunity to visit a few new ones in Maine … Continue reading

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