Jesus of Monday Mornings: A Meditation on Epiphany

January 3, 2019By Jerome BlancoArticle

The Christmas season is over. We’ve put away nativity scenes and unstrung our lights. That distinct festivity is no longer in the air. Another year has started, and while this can be an exciting occasion for many—time for resolutions and fresh starts—it can also feel like the great Monday morning of the year. Back to … Read More

Rhythms of Work: Rest

December 26, 2018By Susie LippsArticle

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. – Matthew 11:28 The winter rains have begun, and the grapevines have dropped their leaves. Only a few yellow, orange, and red stragglers remain, catching the watery afternoon sun, like tiny stained-glass windows. All the work for the season … Read More

Advent Reflections: Love

December 24, 2018By DPC EditorList

Advent is the Christian season in which we wait expectantly for the Lord. While the weeks leading up to Christmas can be busy and loud, remembering Advent encourages us to be still and wait on God. This is the second of four posts on Advent, each focusing on one of the season’s four traditional themes … Read More

Mary: The Risk-Taker

December 20, 2018By Guest ContributorArticle

Mothers know what sacrifice means. No one else in 
this world is asked to give of themselves more wholly to another person than a mother. She gives her body, time, autonomy, attention, food, energy, and life to this little baby being. And after a few short years, she is asked to let go of the … Read More

Advent Reflections: Joy

December 18, 2018By DPC EditorList

Advent is the Christian season in which we wait expectantly for the Lord. While the weeks leading up to Christmas can be busy and loud, remembering Advent encourages us to be still and wait on God. This is the second of four posts on Advent, each focusing on one of the season’s four traditional themes … Read More

Advent Reflections: Peace

December 11, 2018By DPC EditorList

Advent is the Christian season in which we wait expectantly for the Lord. While the weeks leading up to Christmas can be busy and loud, remembering Advent encourages us to be still and wait on God. This is the second of four posts on Advent, each focusing on one of the season’s four traditional themes … Read More

Advent Reflections: Hope

December 3, 2018By DPC EditorArticle

Advent is the Christian season in which we wait expectantly for the Lord. While the weeks leading up to Christmas can be busy and loud, remembering Advent encourages us to be still and wait on God. This is the first of four posts on Advent, each focusing on one of the season’s four traditional themes … Read More