Salvator Mundi: Via Crucis (A Poem for Good Friday)

I have found the poems of Denise Levertov to be particularly good companions this Lenten Season. Salvator Mundi: Via Crucis is one of her more staggering pieces – a look a little deeper into what it must have cost to make this Friday good.

By Denise Levertov

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Amy Grant, Fragile and Me

Amy Grant was the first person who taught me the power of a song; she will always have priority seating in my heart. So I’ve been looking forward to her concert with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra with glee. …

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Bonaventure: Good Advice for Students Everywhere

Reading a little medieval philosophy and theology this morning, and this jumped out at me from the Prologue to St Bonaventure’s THE MIND’S ROAD TO GOD:

Therefore to the cry of prayer through Christ crucified, by Whose blood we are purged of the filth …

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Juicy Bits (Musings on Music)

Hello Dear Readers,

I haven’t blogged much of late because I am working rather furiously on my comprehensive paper for my master’s program at Regent College. The assignment is an exploration of different ways Christians have thought about music …

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Now For Something Completely Different: Transfiguration

As much as I love tackling all the scholarly, research-driven papers required for my graduate program at Regent College (seriously, I’m geeky like that), the odd creative writing or reflective assignment is a welcome change of pace. One of the many delights of Eugene Peterson’s courses

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