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grief and Good: a good friday reflection.

By Kathy / March 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

Today is Good Friday. No matter how much my faith has shifted over the years, I still treasure the movement of Friday-Saturday-Sunday in the life of Jesus and the complicated, messy, beautiful, unexpected story of Hope that we celebrate on Easter. After three visits to Israel and Palestine over the past several years, Holy Week has […]

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holy week 2017: realities of life's 3 day weekend

By Kathy / April 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

Today is Good Friday and in a little bit I’m heading over to The Refuge for our contemplative Stations of the Cross, Refuge-style. This is an important day that wasn’t a big part of my Christian experience until a chunk of years ago. I was part of churches that, on the whole, focused all their […]

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the cross, this year

By Kathy / April 6, 2012 / 11 Comments

every year for the past few years i’ve written about the cross & what it means to me.  last year i just reposted the previous year with a few twists.  this year, i decided to start over and reflect on where i am this year. these are just some thoughts off the top of my […]

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the cross re-dux

By Kathy / April 22, 2011 / 14 Comments

*i wrote this post last easter.  really, i think i’d probably just write the same one again. it’s been a wild week here, friends hurting & hospitalized & all kinds of other nuttiness that keeps bringing me back to reality.  to the here and now.  to the preciousness of life.  for my desperate need for […]

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