Walk on, to yonder shining light

The Man ... looking upon Evangelist very carefully; said, Whither must I fly? Then said Evangelist, pointing with his finger over a very wide Field, Do you see yonder Wicket-gate? The Man said, No. Then said the other, Do you see yonder shining light? He said, I think I do. Then said Evangelist, Keep that… Continue reading Walk on, to yonder shining light

Surprised by Hope: N.T. Wright recalls the Kingdom

Tonight I turned the final pages of N.T. Wright's Surprised by Hope, in which Wright examines the center of the Christian hope -- the resurrection.  The journey through the text was stimulating and perplexing, exhilarating and humbling. Wright's message was challenging at times, as was his strikingly British prose. His argument, though, was incredibly smooth. What does it… Continue reading Surprised by Hope: N.T. Wright recalls the Kingdom

Advent: One Lady Waiting

I recently participated in an online  discussion on Advent. It made me think. During Advent, we remember Christ’s first coming. Also, we look toward His second, for which we are waiting. Waiting — that is something I am familiar with. As a single woman, I am waiting for marriage. I may be active in doing… Continue reading Advent: One Lady Waiting