“No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him” (1 Cor. 2:9). My prayer for you this Resurrection Weekend, “Dear God, give us a glimpse. As we hear the stories of your victory over death, and we sing worship songs of your… Read More We Can Only Imagine and Trust
She was desperate. Sleep had evaded her. But the dark night sky gave way to a deep blue hue and the hope of a new day. She could go now. Though weary, Magdalene would be the first one to the tomb. She knew exactly where they had placed Him, and she had a job… Read More Why Jesus Chose Mary Magdalene
(The photo above is one I took of the narrow streets of present day Jerusalem.) We celebrate Jesus’ final entry into Jerusalem as “Palm Sunday” because the people threw their coats on the road for a make-shift red carpet, and they tore off palm branches to wave in the air as they yelled, “Hosanna! Hosanna!”… Read More Word Wednesday: A New Understanding of Palm Sunday/ Hosanna and Psalm 118
I love Easter. It’s my favorite holiday. I would like to tell you that it’s my favorite because I’m just that spiritual, but I have a sneaky suspicion that I love it because Easter always ushers in spring. Even in cold climates where an Easter sweater is required rather than a new Easter dress because… Read More Bite of Bread: Palm Sunday Week Reading Plan
“….The Scriptures give no indication of anger in Mary’s spirit as she watched her son die, but I confess that if it would’ve been me grieving beneath that blood stained cross, I would’ve had a real heart-to-heart, foot-stomping, angry prayer time with God. My guttural petitions might have been, “What are you doing? He is… Read More Preparing our Hearts for Holy Week: an assignment!