Why Are You Sad?

And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him. And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus. Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why… Continue reading Why Are You Sad?

As He Said

He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. – Matthew 28:6 Happy Easter, friends! As I read about Christ’s glorious Resurrection this morning, a phrase from today’s Scripture jumped out at me: “as he said.” The Lord had told his followers that he would come back to life after his death… And… Continue reading As He Said

On-the-Spot Faith

Whenever I read of Jesus’ friends Mary, Martha, and Lazarus in Scripture, I know that life-changing lessons are written between the lines – if I can but discern them. Thank God for great men and women of faith who have written commentaries and devotionals, to help others discover those lessons. Most recently, I've been thankful… Continue reading On-the-Spot Faith

Breaking Alabaster Boxes

Until my children and I read and discussed various accounts of the Crucifixion and Resurrection last week, I never realized that Mary anointed Jesus with her precious perfume just a few days prior to the Crucifixion – quite intentionally, as it happened.   On what turned out to be the day before Palm Sunday, the… Continue reading Breaking Alabaster Boxes

Spring Shoots

Stephen of Fractured Faith asked recently if I had written a new poem. Inspiration finally struck last night. Hope you all enjoy, and please feel free to leave your comments and critiques, or share what inspires you, in the comments below. Spring Shoots Shoots do not shoot. After frigid winter, they stretch up slowly, Touching cool… Continue reading Spring Shoots

Old Soul Quotes: Wound

On this Resurrection morning, I'm introducing a new Sunday series, in which I'll select a word or phrase appropriate to the season and post some quotations about it from the Bible and my favorite "old souls." Hope you enjoy. A blessed Easter to you all! And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in… Continue reading Old Soul Quotes: Wound