Tag Archives: Jesus

#HolyWeek: Let Nothing Disturb You…

As we prepare for Good Friday and Easter Sunday maybe a few fears lurking about in the corners of our hearts continue to erode our inner peace. (There are way too many scary things in our whacked out world today … 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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Passion Sunday & The Cross of Christ

Today is Palm Sunday and Passion Sunday, when we recount palm waving Hosannas, the Last Supper, the agony in Gethsemane, the betrayal, trial, scourging, crucifixion, and the body of Jesus getting put into a grave. We’ll revisit these events throughout … Continue reading

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#LENT: Speaking Truth to Power (of a sort)

On this Lenten Thursday, here’s more about judgment (as per yesterday) but with a different twist. “Although Jesus taught us not to sit in judgment, He never suggested we turn a blind eye to evil… To speak the truth was … Continue reading

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#LENT: Reforming ourselves (vs. others)

“Judge not, that you be not judged. For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.” (Matthew 7:1-2) Why do we spend so much time judging … Continue reading

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#LENT: Prisms of Hope

Here’s a quickie quote for this Lenten Tuesday: “Faith goes up the stairs that love has made and looks out the window that hope has opened.” Charles Spurgeon It’s something to think about – what window has hope opened up … Continue reading

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#LENT: Fighting Fear (with Christ at our side)

 “We cannot be Christians part-time. If Christ is at the center of our lives, He is present in all that we do.” Pope Francis As we move closer to Easter on this fifth Sunday of Lent, our hope clings to … Continue reading

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