church year

Anna Moseley Gissing

A couple of weeks into Advent, I realized that our best-laid plans for living into the season were for naught. Though we had our Advent wreath on the dining room table with a short devotional guide...

Tish Harrison Warren

At my first Ash Wednesday service several years ago, I knelt in a quiet, contemplative sanctuary and was surprised by feeling almost irrepressible rage. As the priest marked each attendant with a cross of ashes on our foreheads, I felt as if he was marking us for death. I was angry at death . . .

Anna Moseley Gissing

Anna Gissing talks to The Well about the significance and celebration of Epiphany.

Tish Harrison Warren

My three year old woke up on November 1 and joyfully announced, “It’s Halloween!” She had had such a blast the night before, trick-or-treating, handing out candy, and rocking to the live music at our neighborhood block parties, that she wanted the festivities to continue . . .

Tish Harrison Warren

At an unaccustomed loss for words, Tish Harrison Warren discovers prayer in liturgy, silence, and embodiment.

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