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STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Twelve — Jesus Dies on the Cross, by Henri Nouwen

From Walk With Jesus

Death, destruction, and annihilation surround us on all side.  Much, if not most, of the Earth’s resources are used in the service of death.   766 more words


Becoming a Wounded Healer - Words of Wisdom

Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning.  You have turned my mourning  into dancing; you have taken my off my sackcloth and clothed me with joy.  423 more words

Becoming A Wounded Healer

Thoughts on Vulnerability, Community, and Friendship

Last week, I spent a couple days away in some solitude, and I continue to find myself ruminating in the lessons, the after-effects of stillness and solitude, and some fresh perspectives on community and friendship. 559 more words



There are two ways of telling your story. One is to tell it compulsively and urgently, keep returning to it because you see your present suffering as the result of your past experiences. 38 more words


STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Eleven — Jesus is Nailed to the Cross, by Henri Nouwen

From Walk With Jesus

ASudanese man is dying.  He is alone.  He has no name.  He is one of the many dying in a large hospital.   684 more words


some food for holy week

It’s Monday of Holy Week.  As we walk together, I thought I might share some of the things that I am finding sustaining.

I am reading a little CTS booklet… 179 more words

5 Ways to Stop Busyness from Getting the Best of You

I lost count on Sunday morning how many times I heard the word “busy.”

I lost count of how many times I used it.

We did our best to listen to each other for 15 seconds as we each recited the list of things that have kept us out of touch. 1,588 more words