It's not that other days with a broken heart aren't painful. It's just that on Valentine's Day everywhere you look, go or listen pink shiny hearts and candy pour like salt on your wounds. I've waded my way through the gushing pink day with my own busted up heart many times. This year I do… Continue reading When your heart is broken on Valentine’s Day
It's Saturday. Two thousand plus years ago on a day like today You were dead to us. Hidden behind a stone. You came to us full of grace and truth and we thought You'd make our circumstance right, right away. But now it's Saturday and you seemed to lay defeated by our wrongs. You were… Continue reading You Will Not Abandon Me
The tree is lit, ornaments hanging, gifts piled, the homemade nativity scene crowded out by fancy wrapped boxes. Everyone is waiting. The kids are waiting for about 24 hours from now when they'll wake up and rip that pretty paper off those boxes and smile at the surprises inside. My Jesse tree advent readings have… Continue reading The purpose of Christmas
My first attempt at an Easter Allegory. A story about the foolishness of not dying to yourself to follow the Savior of the World in light of His death and resurrection.There once was a barn full of seeds. The seeds were piled up high waiting to be planted.One group of seeds didn't want to be… Continue reading An Easter Allegory
So there they laid Jesus, because of the Jews' Preparation Day, for the tomb was nearby. -John 19:42 NKJVIt's Saturday. Yesterday and Thursday my heart was meditative upon the Cross of my Lord. This morning I'm reading through the Preparation day accounts in the gospels and thinking about waiting for new life to spring up.THE… Continue reading Will the Seed grow?