Narrow Path Living

An authentic perspective of life on the narrow path


Practical Theology

Living Wholly

Lesson number one, overcome Every fear of regret and confusion It’s all illusion, delusion Sent to disconnect the holy fusion Of spirit and the flesh... Josh Garrels, "The Resistance" How many of you have popped onto Instagram or Facebook and... Continue Reading →


Living Alongside

Loneliness is something I have struggled with all of my life. There were times that it was completely justified. I did spend many days of middle school eating alone at the lunch table and many years in the isolation of... Continue Reading →

Ash Wednesday

A few words on the importance of Ash Wednesday, written by my very thoughtful husband.

Monday Morning Theology


Today is Ash Wednesday, the day when Christians become freakish weirdos and smear ashes on their foreheads to remind each other that they’re going to die. At least that’s how this happy little ritual looks to outsiders.

Despite my exaggerated humor, there a lot of faithful Christians who are also unaware of Ash Wednesday. Those who grew up in churches that placed little emphasis on the traditional church calendar or liturgical practices (“Low” churches… think Non-Denoms or Baptist/Congregationalist types) probably never participated in any kind of service or remembrance. So what is Ash Wednesday and why do we participate in the ritual of imposing ashes on one another?

The church calendar sets apart special days or seasons to emphasize a particular aspect of the biblical narrative. For example, Advent is the season we prepare ourselves for Christmas as we ponder the incarnation and the humanity of God. Ash Wednesday’s particular…

View original post 170 more words

Purpose, Calling and Glory

"Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at

Up ↑