On Ash Wednesday

As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust. Psalm 103:13-14   Expectations are everything. “Oh yeah. He’s three” is a expectation adjustment that we need often in the Busby home. I have a three year…

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Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday is the day we remember Jesus lived in the land of death. He was dead. Really dead. In a tomb dead. As in, he was a corpse, dead. Dead, dead. There will come a day — if it has not come already — when the fact that Christ has gone ahead of us…

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Ashes, and yet Crawfish

This Lenten Reflection originally appears at allgather.org. I had the strangest Saturday.  To be clear, it was strange, but not bad.  You see, it was strange because of a couple of disparate things that came together to make my day.  Artists, whether in visual arts, film or even music, often use juxtaposition to make a…

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