Tag: Lent

Lenten Reflections: Excruciating Joy

Today’s guest blogger is my mom, Jean Roberts Knox. It’s hard to write a “bio” for her since she raised me, but I’ll try! Mom has taught piano, been a file clerk, been a missionary, and currently is an administrative assistant/office administrator at the United Methodist Board of Higher Education and Ministry. She rocks at …

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Lenten Reflections: The Familiar, Central Park, and Fasting, Oh My!

Today’s guest blogger is my bestie from college, Amanda Marshall. She is an ordained minister and currently serves as a children’s pastor at Salem Fields Community Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She has worked in children’s ministry for a long time, and she’s also been a missionary in the Middle East. She is very creative, likes …

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Lenten Reflections: Celebrating Lent in Japan

This guest post is written by my friend Melissa Reed, who was in my MFA program. She currently lives in Japan, and you can read about her adventures there at her blog, There and Back Again. Here’s her bio: I’m twenty-five years old and from Paducah, Kentucky. I graduated from Murray State University with a …

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