J. Marshall Jenkins

Author, Therapist, Spiritual Director

Your Vote: A Clue from Jesus on Choosing Leaders

Praying for a good leader in this political season?

Fruit from a Good Death: Nouwen’s Secret to Living Well

  Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted (Matthew 5:4). After his near-death experience (see previous post), Henri Nouwen offered more helpful reflections on death. He believed in the afterlife and wrote of it as an extension of God’s love. But neither sulphuric odors from Hades nor perfumed scents from the sweet […]

Witness That Nourishes, Witness That Inspires

Think of a story that bears witness to cherished truth.

Wild Goose Festival 2016: Mourning and Dancing by the River

On a spirited gathering in a sacred place.

Pharaoh’s Daughter: A Heroine of Peacemaking

How a child of privilege became a champion of the oppressed.

I Want to Know Christ

A tribute to my grandfather.

Hospitality: Space, Presence, and Entertaining Angels

How you entertain angels unawares.