Staring Through Good Friday

It is enough to stare at this scandalous image for a while on this Good Friday and sit with what might get stirred up inside. Art shows us what we cannot see in words. Wordless silence transports the heart faster than a hundred paragraphs of sentences with nouns and verbs even amazing adjectives. We are […]

The Jesus Vigil

We are approaching a horrible night. Everything turned south for Jesus on Maunday Thursday. His intent was to gather his closet companions to share a meal and to share time but in the end, everything changed. Jesus went from community to agony. It’s a journey not so unfamiliar to many of us when we seek […]

Our Lenten Hope

This amazing painting by Caravaggio is compelling. In the painting, the artist invites us to join this amazing dinner party. It’s the scene after the first Easter and is titled, “The Supper at Emmaus.” It’s a favorite Bible story because Jesus reveals himself to his companions at the table. They did not recognize him on […]