Mary and I both questioned God’s wisdom. “Wait, WHAT?! ME? You’re kidding, right?” God – “NOPE!”
A different Easter
What if Good Friday was cancelled like all other “big events”? The need to manage crowd control during this time would take priority. Well then, Holy Saturday would be cancelled too. Even if you spent that day alone in your Upper Room, there would be nothing to wait for. And then, of course, no need … Continue reading What if Good Friday was Cancelled?
A different Easter
The tomb was empty. He was gone. Mary cried out in anguish, “What have they done with him?” The response was not comforting to her, “He’s not here”. It wasn’t what the other disciples wanted to hear either. They didn’t believe her. As Catholics, we are still in the midst of our most holy Easter … Continue reading New Eyes to See
Jesus came to earth as a human being just like you and me (we seem to have a hard time believing that). He had a special purpose to fulfill, just like you and me (we can’t seem to believe that either). God wanted him to show us by his life, death, and resurrection, how deeply and … Continue reading A Holy Mess in Holy Week
Did you know: According to the FDA, “With the exception of infant formula, the laws that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) administers do not preclude the sale of food that is past the expiration date indicated on the label. The FDA does not require food firms to place ‘expired by’, ‘use by’ or ‘best … Continue reading Do Expiration Dates Matter?
(Originally posted on March 26, 2012) Today is Ash Wednesday. We are called at this time to contemplate more deeply the life, death and wondrous Resurrection of Christ. Knowing what must take place before that glorious day should cause us to tremble – but we’re too busy. The soon to be revealed and unimaginable love of … Continue reading Prepare the way…for…the Easter Bunny?
(originally posted 3/13/16) I am a nominal Christian. There I said it. Perhaps that is the beginning of change, like someone who goes to AA. They have to admit they’re an alcoholic first. I have wanted God on my terms because I never really trusted Him. How could I? I have not been able to trust the … Continue reading Underwhelmed by God