I almost forgot it was Lent. I'm not Catholic, but I have always enjoyed this season leading up to Easter more than any other time of the year. Spring in the air, fun activities with the kids, a good Bible study focusing on the season, all leading up to Good Friday and Easter Sunday services. … Continue reading The Pope, Laura Ingalls, and Quarantine Blues
Easter has come and gone. I was reminded of this no less than ten times yesterday when I heard and saw numerous ads for Mother's Day. Overnight, the stores have done away with all things bunny-related and have moved on in their push to get us thinking about the next thing. Not so fast please. … Continue reading Jesus On The Beach
When I was a teenager, my friends and I took part in our city's production of the Passion Play during Easter week. We practiced for months for the week long performances in which we were part of the crowd that both welcomed and condemned Jesus. We began by waving palm branches and finished with the … Continue reading Easter Off The Page
It's been a week since the election, and we are still here! Praise indeed. It's been a draining week, an emotional week, and I for one have never felt such an acute ache for God's presence to just come and soak through every fiber of my being as I did these past seven days. We … Continue reading The Results Are In… Now What?
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ. Ephesians 1:3 The giver of ALL our earthly and spiritual blessings HAS blessed us... it's a done deal. Just like our salvation that was bought before we were even born, … Continue reading Position is Everything
I A few years back, we took a family trip to Germany with our then 4 year old son. We had lived there a few years earlier (before children) and were excited to go show him all our favorite places and introduce him to a new culture. I love Europe. My favorite thing to do … Continue reading Where is Your Jesus?