Ash Wednesday: I am dust

Candles fluttered softly, illuminating the sanctuary that was only dimly lit by artificial lighting. The elements of the Eucharist waited on the alter, along with two white porcelain bowls of ash. All was quite when I walked in, but soon acoustic music softened the hushed air. I sat quietly, watching the pews slowly fill. Most… Continue reading Ash Wednesday: I am dust

Autumn Reading: Paul E. Miller’s ‘A Praying Life’

God has always used books to bless me and mold me. The most recent is Paul E. Miller's A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World. I read this section tonight, thoroughly enjoying Miller's summarizing of the Christian life. It's not exhaustive, but it's challenging. It's not comprehensive, but it's thought-provoking. I thought I would… Continue reading Autumn Reading: Paul E. Miller’s ‘A Praying Life’