Monthly Archives: April 2014

Meb Keflezighi at Oz Marathon Pasta Dinner after Boston 2014 Win

In 2012, I got interested in the marathon trials for the Olympics. On the women’s side I was watching Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher, who placed first and third respectively. I was anticipating a win by Ryan Hall and for … Continue reading

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Being Mary Magdalene

In Jesus Christ Superstar, while everyone else is asking Jesus, “What’s the buzz? Tell me what’s happenin’!” Mary Magdalene says, “Let me try to cool down your face a bit.” And that almost brought me to tears one recent morning. … Continue reading

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Disappointed! Good Friday 10K in 41:32

King of the Mountain by KISS goes like this: I’m gonna climb the mountain! I’m gonna hit the top! I wanna go where nobody’s ever been! I’m never gonna stop! I’m gonna reign (rage), I’m gonna shine (shout)! I’m gonna … Continue reading

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Psalm 27

With acknowledgements, thanks, and apologies to the Indigo Girls (Welcome Me), Rush (The Weapon), U2 (Love & Peace), Scott Jurek (Eat & Run), and Eugene Peterson (The Message). Psalm 27 1 The WIND is my light, my renewal, and my … Continue reading

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Orange Line

I teach Sunday School to 4th and 5th graders. And I learn a lot. Recently, we had two stories about Jesus’ ministry. One was about Bartimaeus (based on Luke 18:35-43), who is a blind man until Jesus heals him, and … Continue reading

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The Human Heart

The following is an excerpt of “Love of our Lives” by the Indigo Girls. The parenthetical words are the ones I’ve either heard or think when I’m listening. Here’s the youtube video of a live version. The words are pretty … Continue reading

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