Dark Saturday

That's just what I call it.  My allergies kicked in last night just before the Taize service at church so I was pretty miserable.  Trying to concentrate on anything spiritual, I sat in my seat and let the organ and the simple repetitions wash over me.  My nose settled down finally and it ended up …

Thursday – The Last Supper

Tonight, I hope I remember to sit and think about John 13-17. Probably my favorite section of scripture, these four chapters seem to me to sum up Jesus' life and work. Back when I was performing The Jesus Monologue, when I came to this part of the play, I was inevitiably moved by the dramatic …

Brendan Manning’s Trust

I love this quote. Speaking of his book Ruthless Trust, Brendan Manning says this: "The underlying premise of this book: the splendor of a human heart which trusts that is loved gives God more pleasure than Westminster Chapel, the Sistine Chapel, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Van Gogh's Sunflowers, the sight of ten thousand butterfiles in flight, …