Have you ever read something that just slammed you in the face and wedged itself in your mind so that you couldn't ignore it no matter what you do? That happened to me last week in my Deuteronomy lesson. Deuteronomy 4 has a heading in my ESV, "Moses Commands Obedience". I don't know about you,… Continue reading Keep Your Soul Diligently
It's the 'dark day' for me. The dark day is the day when the Apostles and disciples of Jesus were in hiding, fearful that they were to be hunted and crucified by the authorities who has just killed Jesus, in utter shock that the last 48 hours happened. Their bubble had burst. Jesus was dead… Continue reading O Sacred Head Now Wounded
Good Friday may appear to be the wrong title for the day Christians around the world remember the day our Savior, Jesus Christ, died on the cross for the sins of His people. It is because of His good act, being the perfect Lamb of God being scarified for sinners such as myself that makes… Continue reading Good Friday
I love singing, always have! I grew up in a musical home. My father would sit down at the piano and begin playing. All us girls would come running to join in and mother would offer her alto harmony from the kitchen (and only now do I realize just how often she was stuck in… Continue reading My Favorite Easter Hymns
I know you have heard the song “Count your blessings”. It’s a song all children learn if they have ever stepped foot in a Vacation Bible School or Sunday school classroom. https://youtu.be/5u6_QrUUL5k It can be very hard to bust out of a negative mind set, and believe me, there are plenty of things about this… Continue reading Count Your Blessings
The hardest thing for me in the midst of all this COVID-19 reordering of my life is unrealized expectations and dreams. There were events and trips on my calendar in ink that have had to be ignored or removed, and that makes me sad. I'm not the only one erasing or removing things from my… Continue reading Guest Post: Hard
I have to admit to y'all that I've struggled with some anger issues over this virus pandemic. With the lack of information when this broke in China and my general distrust of the media, I felt for a long time that this event was being blown way out of proportion. It felt to me like… Continue reading Will You Trust or Fear?