- Our family journey through Lent 2016 -
I love communion. I know some places and people feel they should only take communion from ordained ministers, or only on special occasions, or perhaps weekly on the Sabbath, but I like to take it myself at any time, any place, any day. It started years ago after reading With Burning Hearts: a meditation on the Eucharistic Life by Henri Nouwen. I honestly don't remember a word in it, but I do recall it dawning on me that I can break bread with Jesus all by myself any day.
My kids have grown up giving themselves communion sporadically whenever their mama decides to spark interest. But typically the matzah goes stale and the grape juice is slurped down with after school snacks without being replenished.Read More