arts & creativity, church, spiritual

(W)ordinary Time: Learning To Cherish the “Ordinary”

Everyone knows about Easter and Christmas. But what about Ordinary Time? It's by far the longest season in the church calendar, observed by Christian liturgical traditions basically from Epiphany to Ash Wednesday (early January to early March, varying a bit based on the timing of Easter) and from Pentecost to Advent (early June to late… Continue reading (W)ordinary Time: Learning To Cherish the “Ordinary”

arts & creativity, stories

Stop and See the Skyscrapers

*a class assignment to write about something that brings us joyOne clear Sunday afternoon in August 2010, my parents and I went out for lunch at my favorite Colombian café, nestled in uptown Dallas, and then for a drive past the famous city skyline. When the skyscrapers were close enough to be seen well but were far… Continue reading Stop and See the Skyscrapers