Archive For Lent

Jesus, a Jellyfish and a Suicide in Kansas City

In the NY Times Magazine one Sunday morning I turned to the cover story. I discovered that the subject of the article was one by which we seem to have been captured for all of human history: immortality. Apparently, a few organisms exist in our world that have capacities affording them the ability to evade […]

Read more February 7, 2013

Reflections on Ash Wednesday

The following reflections are offered as a personal contemplation on Ash Wednesday. A hush of anticipation fell over the room, but it was not yet time. The conversation started up again, buzzing around the small, but cavernous room. The sunlight shone though the doors, illuminating the two tables in the center of the room; on the tables candles, […]

Read more February 23, 2012