Palm Sunday Christians

I am so unprepared for Easter this year. It's this Sunday! I've been reading about the triumphant entry of Christ through the city of Jerusalem. I remember making Palm branches as a child in Sunday School, learning about the colt Jesus borrowed to ride into the city, and making little tombs out of paper plates. [...]

Missed Opportunities

I wrote this post late last night with the intention of scheduling it for next Thursday. But this morning, I can't get it off my heart. I woke up singing the song. And I'm praying that maybe by the time this day rolls around again next week, I'll take my own advice. March 21st. It's [...]

Stacked Up Complaints

I have no life changing revelation to share today. Nothing to say that you don't already know. But I need to say this out loud. Because the doubt and worry is so loud in my head, I'm afraid it might get lost. Count your blessings. We sing the song, we see the encouraging quotes, we [...]

Misplaced Hope

"Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life." Proverbs 13:12 Deferred - to put off to a later time; prolong; delay We live with a lot of hopes. I hope it's gonna snow. I hope traffic isn't bad. (And it always IS!!) I hope I get [...]

That Same God

At the beginning of last year, I was feeling better than I had in a long time. I was looking forward to doing so many things I hadn't been able to do. I made plans, had dreams. And then about the middle of January, those were all crushed. I progressively got worse and worse. 2018 [...]

God Had a Reason

Why did Jesus come as a baby? Why Mary & Joseph? Why Bethlehem? Why a stable and some shepherds? Why at night? There are as many answers to the "why's" as there are questions. But the following is just one person's thoughts. Maybe they will provoke your own. Nothing about the Christmas story makes any [...]