My assumption was that, during an asthma attack, the core issue is that you can't breathe--hang with me--specifically that you can't inhale. The airway constricts leaving the sufferer unable to breathe in the oxygen that is required to keep them, well, alive.
One of the things I love most about the Bible is that after almost thirty-eight years it continues to surprise me.
This year I created a litany for our Ash Wednesday gathering at MCC. I felt compelled to do this, because many of the confessions that are available (to my knowledge) tend to be anti-human. They play into a negative and unhelpful theology that says being human is a bad thing. Yet, in the scriptures, God … Continue reading Letting Go & Letting Come: An Ash Wednesday Litany