As promised here is my first journal entry about our time in Quarantine. If you want to join me in this Quarantine Writing Project, you can join the link party down below or link back to this post so we can all check out your blog and read what you have written (or drawn, painted, whatever)! Don’t have a blog? Feel free to post your writing in the comments.
April 7, 2020: It’s hard to know what to do with myself. For years I’ve run around Continue reading “Quarantine Writing Project (QWP)-1”
I’ve written before about discovering the letters my grandfather wrote to my grandmother while stationed in France and Germany during World War II ( you can read about them here, here and here), and what a treasure it has been to read through those letters. They’ve given me a window into the past that history books, or even news articles from that time, could never offer. I’ve learned about their personal hopes and fears, what they saw, and how they managed each day. I’ve read those letters dozens of times, and they never get old to me. They make me feel close to grandparents in a way I never did while they were living.
It occurred to me the other day that it would be such a shame Continue reading “The Quarantine Writing Project”
Well, it’s been awhile, and I’m sorry for that. The short of it is, I started a new job. Continue reading “I’m Fine. We’re Fine. Everything is Fine.”
I’ve spent the afternoon reading through some of the letters my grandfather wrote to my grandmother while stationed in Normandy during World War II. Continue reading “From Normandy with Love”
Photo: Mount Nebo by Mira Pavlakovic
Last night I tried writing down some things I’ve been thinking regarding suffering and faithfulness to God during our times of spiritual wilderness, Continue reading “Faith in the Wilderness”
This morning I came across a copy of one of my favorite books on spiritual living, Life of the Beloved by Henri J.M. Nouwen. Continue reading “Life of the Beloved”
Last weekend my father told me a story about a minister friend of his whose wife, as he was preparing to serve communion, motioned to him from the front pew that the zipper to his pants was unzipped. Continue reading “On Faux Pas and Grace”
I came across some great articles in the blogosphere this week. Two in particular I want to share with you, mainly because they deal with a couple of my favorite authors: C.S. Lewis and Dorothy L. Sayers. Continue reading “Lewis and Sayers: Blogs to Read”