Pilgrim in place

No, I have not confused Thanksgiving and Christmas.  I’m referring to another kind of pilgrim. Today is the 12th Day of Christmas for those who observe such things.  I try, but somehow that observance becomes[…]

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Subversive Christmas…

I’m a little obsessed with the idea of the 12 Days of Christmas.  It all began last year, when we visited George Washington’s Mount Vernon for the Illuminations. You can read some of my thoughts[…]

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Feeling subversive today?

Feeling particularly subversive today?  I certainly hope so.  You might wonder just what I’m talking about.  Well, the idea came to me while I was reading a book by Eugene Peterson called The Contemplative Pastor.  I[…]

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