A Good Friday Meditation

May the words of my mouthand the meditations of our hearts be pleasing in your sight,O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer.Amen. I was recently talking with a friend about his mother’s death. She had been diagnosed with a terminal illness. And for weeks leading up to her death, as the family kept vigil in … Continue reading A Good Friday Meditation

Good Friday

In 2011, God was silent. I didn't stop believing, but I was numb. Numb like cold fingers in the middle of winter: on the brink of frostbite. I was terrified of losing the religion, the community, and the language of faith that had been central to my life as a child and young adult. The … Continue reading Good Friday