A Stormy Start to Lent

A year can hold a lot of healing.  Even a year like 2020.  In one span of changing seasons broken walls can be repaired, ancient ruins rebuilt, foundations restored.  Open, oozing wounds can resolve into scars.  Lies can be uprooted by truth.  Hard, but freeing, truth.   Even so, the wind can shift unexpectedly, bringing with it whispers of those almost…

Rise and Shine! Today’s the Day!

I have been awake since 3:30am.  Finally at 5 o’clock I decided to just go with it.  There is now a fresh loaf of banana bread cooling on the counter, a sink of dishes washed, laundry rolling around in the dryer, a blog post nearly ready to publish, and it’s not even 7 o’clock yet.  Maybe it’s excitement…

What We Forfeit on the Fence

...they answered Jesus, “We don’t know.” And Jesus said to them, “Neither will I tell you by what authority I do these things.”‬‬Mark 11:33 CSB Jesus and His disciples have travelled to Jerusalem for Passover — the very Passover where He is destined to fulfill His role as the Lamb of God. The Triumphal Entry…