As Jesus’ last week progressed, it became more and more obvious He wasn’t messing around. He’d already thrown the money changers out of the temple (with whips and some furniture moving, so to speak) and cursed a fig tree. Now He took aim at the Pharisees and Sadducees. Woes When I was a little girl, […]Read more "Woes, Wow and a Widow"
This week is holy week for Christians. It is the week we set aside to remember the last days of Jesus before He was crucified. Beginning with Palm Sunday and ending with Resurrection morning, this is by far my favorite holiday. However, like many holidays, it has been tweaked, adjusted, watered down and secularized. Rabbits, […]Read more "How Christians Have Tamed Holy Week"
It began in the beginning, as so many things do. Adam and Eve heard God walking in the garden. They had just eaten fruit from the forbidden tree, so they hid. Adam’s explanation: “I heard You in the garden and I was afraid because I was naked, so I hid.” When Moses realized it was […]Read more "Playing Hide-and-Seek with God"
I know. I know. It’s Spring Break. You either: A. Don’t want to think about the math homework you’re putting off. B. Have finished school and would rather not look at another math problem again. C. Want to know the rest of the equation in the picture because you think you can solve it. There’s […]Read more "How the Gospel Applies to Math"
Running late with today’s post. My apologies. Mom called this morning to make sure I was alive. Guess that means I’ve set a precedent for the posts going live early every morning. We now return you to your regularly scheduled program… Meetings are a necessary boredom that must be endured for the sake of communication, […]Read more "Committee Meetings and the Gospel"
When I’m tired, His strength is perfect. He neither slumbers nor sleeps. When my faith is gone, He remains faithful. It is Who He is. When I don’t understand, He says, “Trust me.” When I’m lost, He says, “This is the way.” When I’m hungry, He is the Bread of Life. When I’m in despair, […]Read more "How the Gospel Applies to My Emotions"