Today on day 33 of Lent, Zoanna Pearson gives some history of the African country of Liberia and the aftermath of its Civil War in the 1980s & 90s.
On Lent Day 32, Selah Companion Sherry Roscoe shares a poem entitled “Historical Jesus.”
Lent Day 31. Today John Kiemele shares a memory from the beach and what it means to him during Lent. Read on…
We welcome Selah Companion Cindy Waple to the Here & Now writing team with her poem, “A Conversation with My Lord.” Welcome, Cindy. — D.B. Editor
Start off the sixth week of Lent, Day 29, with a real treat. A photo essay from Beth Griffith’s trip to Ireland with a poem written by Dr. Kirk Webb, the director of the Celtic Center. Savor: “Follow Ancient Steps.”
To wrap up this fifth week of Advent, here are Howard Thurman’s thoughts on the singing of angels. It’s an excerpt from Selah Center’s book, “Reflections: A Journey through Lent into Easter.” Get your copy now. This is the 28th day of Lent. –D.B., Editor
For Lent Day 27, Mary Pandiani shares some of the writings from a recent Gig Harbor Gathering Hub called Collects style poetry. Learn more about Gathering Hubs.
“Woman, why do you weep? Who are you looking for?” asks Jesus in John 20:11-15. Today Beth Griffith writes an imaginative response from Mary’s POV. This is the 27th day of Lent.
In Memoriam. We remember Steve McPhail, who passed last week. And, a poem entitled “For Collective Grief.”–Debora Buerk, Editor
Inspired by Numbers 6:24-26, Sherry Roscoe offers this poem, “After Weeks of Snow, Rain. & Ice.” This is Day 24 of Lent.
Lent Day 23. As we remember Steve McPhail, Chris Ball shares one of his indescribable poems.
Lent Day 22. As we remember Steve McPhail, take hope in today’s post from 1 Peter 1:3 an excerpt from “Reflections: A Journey through Lent into Easter.”