Monthly Archives: April 2017

The Song

Mary stood outside by the tomb weeping. – John 20:11 Not too long ago I read an article in The Atlantic about the state of Jazz in America. It was written by a man named David Hadju where he describes … Continue reading

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Good Friday

A LAMENT FOR GOOD FRIDAY I cry out to you, O Lord, I say, “You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.” For I am a world-class sinner and my relentless transgressions are ever before me. … Continue reading

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The Devil

My name is Legion; for we are many. ~ The Gadarene If you make anything more important to your happiness, more important to your sense of self, more important to your sense of security than Jesus, it is your master. You … Continue reading

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A Lament for the Syrian Children

You are the Lord, most high over all the earth; you are exalted far above all gods. Poisonous gas has filled the lungs of the young ones and bombs are exacting revenge. If you are as strong and merciful as … Continue reading

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The Jail

I sat down on a cold plastic chair in a narrow beige room; a thick barrier of Plexiglas spanned the table to the ceiling. Tender names of lovers and vulgar epithets were etched on the walls. Loud voices and the … Continue reading

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