Tag Archives: Palm Sunday

The long white line

“When he entered Jerusalem, the whole city was in turmoil, asking, ‘Who is this’” (Matt. 21:10)? The actors are in their places, the musicians are poised with their instruments, the conductor’s baton is raised. Everything is ready for the curtain to rise. Even the audience is ready, or so we like to think. The first […]

Decide to surrender

The spiritual renewal at the heart of Lent is not about learning to follow the rules of the Christian or any other religion. It’s about finding a way to experience being fully alive and fully human.1 It’s a way to discover what it means to be alive and to experience what Jesus said he came […]

Who is this?

More than most of the things we need, I believe, we need to be seen for who we are. We need to be seen not as an icon or stereotype, not as the person someone else would like us to be or needs us to be; we need to be seen and recognized as the […]