Silent Saturday

Yesterday was the day that changed all days, for the resurrection of Jesus is the hinge point of history. The empty tomb upended the vice grip of sin and death, and its ultimate claim on our lives. And so, yesterday, we celebrated. Where Friday was a day of sorrow, grief, & darkness at the cross,…

Lewis on Hope

Today is my oldest daughter's birthday. She happens to share the date with C.S. Lewis, who was born November 29, 1898. I love the way author Carol Zaleski describes him: “Lewis was a scholar of medieval and English Renaissance literature, philosopher, a moral satirist, a Christian apologist, a fantasist, a failed poet, a vigorous walker,…

Second Lines

I just returned from a trip to Louisiana to see some friends. While there, I went into New Orleans to visit the World War 2 museum (well worth a blog post of its own). After leaving the museum, I spent some time walking around downtown, and heard some music playing and noticed people walking down…