We Can Only Imagine and Trust

  “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 … Continue reading “We Can Only Imagine and Trust”

Why Jesus Chose Mary Magdalene

  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 … Continue reading “Why Jesus Chose Mary Magdalene”

Word Wednesday: A New Understanding of Palm Sunday/ Hosanna and Psalm 118

(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!” … Continue reading “Word Wednesday: A New Understanding of Palm Sunday/ Hosanna and Psalm 118”

Bite of Bread: Palm Sunday Week Reading Plan

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 … Continue reading “Bite of Bread: Palm Sunday Week Reading Plan”

Preparing our Hearts for Holy Week: an assignment!

“….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 … Continue reading “Preparing our Hearts for Holy Week: an assignment!”

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