Fully Awake!

This second week of Lent, I’m focusing on the Transfiguration in Luke’s Gospel. I love how Peter wants to built little dwellings up on the mountaintop and stay! How true when we are surrounded by glory, we don’t want to leave! As I read through this passage, my attention was caught by the phrase “fully awake.” I imagined what my expression might be at viewing the glory of the Lord, fully awake. My weekly art offering is the result. This was a fun, charcoal experiment!   Scripture Reading: “About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James…

Come In! (When You’re Tired of the Hate)

You’re here! Come in, come in. Welcome to this space. Would you like a cup of coffee? I see the sparkle in your eyes, our stories begin to spill. Tales that make our sides hurt and our teeth gleam. Our laughter, joyful music to the heavens above. Wrinkled frog necks are recalled, cheesecake splayed across the counter scooped up swiftly by spoons, alliances gone bad during games of Risk, and old Mr. O’Neill dressed as Julius Caesar. Our mutual affirmation as edge dwellers binds us as confidantes. You and I, teasers to one another when Sophia, Nadia and Wisdom walk…