Six days into a two-week family road trip. Final leg to North Carolina is today. Plan to spend some time on the beach and then (eventually) find our way back to Dallas.

Binge-watching Jeopardy! while trying to approach inbox zero for the first time in months.

Taken as a whole, the (BCP) is the ritual celebration of the seasons of our lives from birth to death in the light of the gospel.

Frank Griswold, in the foreword to Go In Peace, a small book on the Art of Hearing Confessions.

Started Rutledge’s The Crucifixion this weekend.

Here is an early gem, from a footnote, about the centrality of the passion narrative within each Gospel:

Martin Kähler went so far as to define the gospel genre as “a passion narrative with an extended introduction.”

There are (at least) two ways of incorporating the Psalms into the Daily Office.

This month I switched to the one month cycle (printed in the BCP Psalter) from the seven week cycle (printed in the Daily Office Lectionary).

Twelve days in, I love it.

On February 2nd, I was ordained a Deacon in Christ’s One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. It was a full, rich weekend.

Bonus: my wardrobe was just drastically simplified.

Texas weather, summarized in a one sentence forecast.

The past week and a half has included a pre-ordination retreat and a family vacation that was part Disney, part mountains, part beach, part family, and all much-needed.