Tag Archives: Good Friday

Look Up and Pray for Those Looking Down

During Holy Week we focus on the death of Jesus in anticipation of joyfully celebrating his resurrection. It’s appropriate, for when we see the horror, politics, mistaken religious protection and gross injustice of Jesus’s crucifixion, we are more grateful and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christian Diversity

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Some of us prefer to worship under stained glass windows following a recognized liturgy punctuated by time-tested hymns. Others attend church services in auditoriums in which highly skilled bands,  rock star preachers, large screens and special effects are the chosen media for the gospel message. My husband and I … Continue reading

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Death, Faith, and New Life

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The Saturday between the Friday on which Jesus died and the Sunday of his resurrection must have been a day of grief, despair, confusion, and divine silence. Have you ever had a day like that? I have. Where are you God?  What was that all about anyway? Why … Continue reading

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The Surprising Superhero Power that Saved the World

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If you could claim one “superhero power,” like becoming invisible, reading minds, superhuman strength, or X-ray vision, what would you choose?  And what would you do with it? A quick scan of upcoming movies  reveals a few predictable  summer superheros: Iron Man 3, Man of … Continue reading

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Remember on this Good Friday

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The weekend of Good Friday through Easter Sunday is arguably the most important three-day period in the history of the world, the climax of God’s redemptive plan.  Yet, I’m never quite sure how to appropriately recognize this day, Good Friday. To focus on the … Continue reading

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