Friday, March 27, 2009

Things to Ponder

My how time flies! I can hardly believe this Sunday is the 5th Sunday in Lent already. We've had fun preaching on the lessons from the Hebrew Scriptures each Sunday morning. I have a feeling we'll be hitting the Gospel of John pretty hard during the great 50 days of Easter. Wahoo! With moving from our rented townhouse to the new house we just bought, there hasn't been a whole lot of time for reading at our house, though beginning to unpack box after box of books feels like a reunion with old friends. More about that later. For now, check out these quotes from the Emergence conference that Mary Hess posted. My current favorite is from Shane Claiborne: You can have all the right answers and still be mean. And if you’re mean, no one will listen to you. So true, so true.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

U2's Top Ten

I've been going to bed early lately. Needing to be at the gym by 5:35am so I can be warmed up enough to start lifting weights at 5:45am has a lot to do with that. Last night I was up a little later than normal - U2 is on Letterman all week and there's no way Grant was going to miss it again. So I've already lapsed on my Lenten discipline of not watching TV at home, because we watched it. And we laughed really hard. Here's their Top Ten: