Posts Posts by: "Kristin Fontaine"

“Unlike many of the psalms that ask God for deliverance, or that call down punishments down upon the wicked, this psalm continuously pleads for the strength to resist wickedness in its many and varied forms…(Read More)

Active Waiting

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“Having a focus that was outside of myself filled the waiting minutes but didn’t distract me from the moment that I was needed to take action…(Read More)

“The road can’t keep me from having an accident or doing something ill-advised, but it will not vanish from underneath me just because my headlights are no longer on it…(Read More)

“I carried the weight of what I thought other people thought about me for years. I don’t know at what moment I realized that I didn’t have to carry the weight of the (mostly imaginary) expectations of others any more. Once I did it was a revelation…(Read More)

Elevator Pitch

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“Given that it is flawed humans that carry the faith from the time to Jesus to the ever-moving-present, it is something of a miracle that the message of Jesus still has power to speak to new generations…(Read More)

Silence

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“Job’s friends were able to be still and silent with him and for him. His suffering was so great and inflicted on him in a way that no mere human could control that their presence was the only gift they could offer their friend…(Read More)

The People

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“The people, by their presence in the stories, also serve to remind the readers that the ‘named’ characters weren’t the only actors in the unfolding drama of the relationship between God and humanity…(Read More)

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