Ashes In A Flash

Today is Ash Wednesday. More than 70 Episcopal parishes in 18 states will bring Ash Wednesday to the streets, kicking off the Lenten season with a twist.They’ll offer the Christian sign of repentance — a smudged cross of ashes on the forehead — to anyone who seeks it in train...

Dancing Naked Before...

Wednesday is the start of the Lenten Season. The tough part of Lent for some is the “giving something up” part. Today at GracePointe we heard that this season, we may see and hear some minimalist messages and worship. The intent is to turn our hearts and reflections toward the God...

To Follow

If I said to you, “follow me”, wouldn’t you think we were going somewhere, maybe the two of us journeying together? And if someone said ‘follow me”, wouldn’t we assume one person is a kind of guide, and maybe that person already knows the way and wants...

Holy as a Handshake May26

Holy as a Handshake

from Simple Truths “We may not all live holy lives, but we live in a world alive with holy moments.” This quote is from “Simple Truths” by author Kent Nerburn, writer of two of my “desert island” books, “Neither Wolf Nor Dog” and “The...

The Experience Mar07

The Experience

  Growing up in a traditional American, Southern, Christian culture, my way of relating to God, was through prayer, church attendance, listening to my elders and reading the Bible. Those were the paths of connection offered. That is how we showed love, gratitude and need, to and for God....

STAY ON THE ROAD Feb06

STAY ON THE ROAD

My wife and I have a 15 year old at home. That means he has his learners permit. We are trying to let him drive as much as possible, so when the time comes for his solo days we will have some sense of peace and comfort for him as well as the rest of Nashville. He is going through all of the...