Feeling Frayed? Me too. That’s Why We Need Advent

“I am a frayed and nibbled survivor in a fallen world…” —Annie Dillard Last week I spent a day staring at the mod ceiling lights in a hospital room. I don’t like needles, IV bags, pokes, prods, plastic caps, flimsy slippers or lunch served on plastic trays. Everything about the sterilized medical environment produces a […]

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Come to the waters: A design for stained glass

When my hope starts eroding, I turn to a river. I want to wash. I want to drink deep. One of the most evocative images in Scripture for me has long been the picture of a river of life flowing from the throne of God in Revelation 22. The waters are unpolluted and clear as […]

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