Being a child of God -- for Jesus and for the rest of us -- is a poetic way of describing our direct, personal engagement with ultimate reality. It is an artful expression of ourselves as physically integrated with the divine essence of the cosmos.
Just in time for Easter!
Lent, which I have described as Spring Training for Christians, is about preparation, about getting into spiritual shape. It is a time of turning inward, looking under the hood and doing a gut check. Where have I been? Do I like what I am doing? Do I like what I have become?
I'm not sure what finally convinced me to click on it but I did. And what I heard was a red carpet interview with Debby Boone about why she was there in support of the GLAAD Awards and her own journey toward embracing the full inclusion of LGBT people.
We found ourselves confronting a sometimes tragic history between our faiths. We asked some piercing questions. We found ourselves learning from one another.
While my boys still get a bit of candy in their baskets, I am always on the lookout for non-edible, fun treats to fill the plastic eggs for our family Easter egg hunt.
There's nothing and no one to fear. Light prevails, not darkness. Death's relentless furrowing will subside, it will not always overwhelm. We will catch our breath again, one day.
If, like me, you don't think you'll have time to prepare anything for Easter this year, this recipe will save the day!
Whether you've given up sweets, savory delicacies, and lavish meals out for Lent or not, a delicious Easter brunch is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday.
The world groans with the voice of those who've been too easily ignored -- they are poor, uninsured, immigrants, women, children, gay. Those who follow Jesus -- that creative band of radicals and troublemakers -- we have to find our voice to speak up for them.
Who doesn't love the look of a Bundt cake?
There is something in the account of Jesus' time on the cross that has always bugged me. There is an unanswered question that I've been lugging around for years. In that time, I can't remember a single person who resolved this nagging question.
Near the commencement of Outkast's hour-and-a-half long performance at Coachella this past weekend, the lauded duo reciprocally encircled the table while simultaneously reciting their seminal lyrics, walking a circular path reminiscent of spiritual pilgrims walking a labyrinth.
Did you know that many egg dyes contain chemicals that aren't safe for kids? Instead, try this easy DIY to make natural egg dyes from frozen fruits and veggies that are already in your freezer.
Easter Sunday marks the holiest, most exalted moment of the Christian year. In Easter services all over the world, trumpets and organs blast. Flowers transform churches with their brightness. Worship leaders boldly proclaim: 'Christ is risen!'