Jesus, Fully Human, Fully God.

JESUS IS HUMAN. JESUS IS GOD. (edited for theological accuracy!) It was important for me to learn that Jesus was fully human in every way, even though he is also the Son of God.   Jesus hungered. He grew weary after a long dusty walk or a difficult day.  He prayed, yes he talked to…

Let the Images Speak

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”  — Ansel Adams

Envy

I cannot believe how insidious envy is.  As we are in a time of learning about the power of our possessions in our life this is particularly clear to us, to me.  We are learning what’s most important and who our money ultimately serves. As you list out how you spend it is startling to…

A Poem: I Never Knew Love

  I never knew that love would be so good. Our beautiful chaotic life of music, creativity and ideas. Of trust, values, and goodness. Of dreams. I’ve learned what it means to give up yourself, yes die to self. That’s love to me. Often the world says otherwise. But they don’t have this beautiful chaotic…

Why are we here?: On Purpose, Artistic Expression & Fear

I’ve got a problem and my mother summed it up correctly:  “Something’s got you stuck.” As I sat in her living room yesterday, even my body spoke of the heavy, languid place I am in.  Slouching, holding my head which by the end of the day had become a migraine with nausea and halos, I…