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?
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
(Originally posted on April 2, 2012) The prelude to Easter is a most blessed time for Christians. We are now experiencing what is to come. These are important things to reflect on as we consider the Pascal Mystery: Jesus’ life, death and resurrection. The sad reality is that we often get stuck with the Good Friday … Continue reading Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are!
(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