Category Archives: sacred

Drawing Near

Tomorrow begins what the church calls Holy Week, the week we remember how Jesus set his face toward Jerusalem and with full knowledge, went towards the cross that awaited him. As that has so much meaning for me, I’d like … Continue reading

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Rock What You Got

I went to a Superchick concert a couple of weeks ago.  I got the t-shirt. I liked the message.  Embrace the body God gave you.  Why do we have trouble with that?  So many reasons.             … Continue reading

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Honoring the Body

By Leslea Linebarger   Our bodies can actually be our best guide to our inner spiritual condition, if we pay attention. A few summers ago I attended a conference at Gordon Conwell Seminary on sexuality and spirituality.  You know things … Continue reading

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Unholy sex

I’ve written a lot about sex being holy and sacred, but is it ever unholy? Most definitely.  Anytime it’s coerced, manipulated, or forced.  Anytime it’s used as power over another, either by men or women.  When God’s gift is squandered … Continue reading

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