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February 21, 2018

Archives for February 2015

Death, Depth and Breadth

Death and Hope Discussions about death and suffering don’t usually bring encouragement for me. But the reflections of Todd Billings on his struggles with terminal cancer were the kind of grounded hope that I always need. Billings was recently interviewed on Mortification of Spin. Especially helpful was Billings reflections on prayer and how to cope with the unintended

A Quest for Ashes

I don’t know anything about cricket. But I knew a guy in college from Australia who said he was a cricket bowler. He was the first guy who told me about what in my frame of reference was the Stanley Cup of Cricket: The Ashes. But like England’s historic quest for the Ashes of its