Tag Archives: Holy week

Holy Thursday Healing Love

It’s Holy Thursday. Today we are challenged by Christ’s example to join the “Order of the Towel” washing the feet of others literally and figuratively in the ways we are led. But something struck me today. Flash back to the beginning … Continue reading

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Courageous Persistence: Paths to Prayer

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 Virginia has written and spoken about courage before, but … Continue reading

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#HOLY WEEK: LAVISH LOVE

“Mary took a liter of costly perfumed oil made from genuine aromatic nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair; the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfumed oil.”  (John 12:3) On this … Continue reading

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Our Palm Sunday Strength

This may not be the Palm Sunday we anticipated when Lent started 5+ weeks ago. Holy Week is upon us, but we cannot gather in our churches to prevent the spread of a deadly disease. Instead, we must raise our … Continue reading

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#HolyWeek: Smelly Feet LOVE!!!

Holy Thursday takes us to the Upper Room where the first thing Jesus did was wash the feet of the disciples, humbly like a servant. Across the world this evening thousands of lay people will have their feet washed by … Continue reading

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#Holy Week: costly (& fragrant) worship

 “Mary took a liter of costly perfumed oil made from genuine aromatic nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair; the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfumed oil.”  (John 12:3) When we … Continue reading

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Holy Thursday: L.O.V.E. Muscles in Training

Holy Thursday takes us to the Upper Room where the first thing Jesus did was wash the feet of the disciples, humbly like a servant. Across the world this evening thousands of lay people will have their feet washed by the … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Paths of Prayer

Yes, there is a theme connecting these disparate snapshots, if you read the whatnot! Snapshots: Glorious paths through country meadows Windy, rocky paths to summits Busy city streets A drainy sea.. & Whatnot: Searching for a quote today I found … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Strength

On this Tuesday of Holy Week here’s a prayer from a favorite saint, especially relevant when dark clouds loom large in our lives and we need the Light of Christ to lead us (and calm our trembling hearts.) “O Christ … Continue reading

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Costly Worship: Mary & Martha

On this Monday of Holy Week, we remember Mary’s act of worship anointing the feet of Jesus with costly perfume. I’d like to imagine Martha, her sister, sitting next to her with a towel (so nothing stained the carpet.) Sometimes … Continue reading

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