What is Friday the 13th all about? My understanding is that it relates to the crucifixion of Jesus. Jesus plus his 12 disciples equals 13. Judas was considered the 13th disciple, giving 13 a bad connotation. And Jesus was crucified on a Friday. What if we remembered what Christ has done for us every FridayContinue reading “Friday the 13th: blessings of love and forgiveness”
With a trembling heart, I turned to the election news this morning. Who won? Oh! We don’t know. We have to wait. Maybe we have been mistaken as to our purpose in life; maybe our purpose is to learn how to wait and see it as a good thing!
I turn the overhead lights off before going live so that it isn’t glaring in anyone’s eyes. Maybe that is also a good metaphor for living our lives in faith that God is Love and Life-Giving Light, lived out fully in Christ. We don’t have to blaze it in the faces of others. We needContinue reading “SHINE THE LIGHT”
Hearts rejoicing and hearts breaking: that is what I am experiencing today in my life. The excited fun of my grandson dressing up as a “90’s Dude” for school spirit week in contrast to the child abuse case this afternoon where the mother’s mother was found dead in the streets, her father in prison, theContinue reading “FOR THE CHILDREN”
I thought this picture of the rainbow was clearer and brighter than it looks above. I also thought I was going to write this post over a week ago. Sometimes things just don’t work out as planned. Last weekend, I was moaning (whining, maybe) about things breaking: the water pipes, the disposal, the blinds, theContinue reading “FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN”