Category Archives: Lent

When the Hour came….Palm Sunday….Lent 2019

Is this Palm Sunday or Parade Sunday? We started outside the church with palm leaves in our hands. We listened to Luke’s rendition of Jesus telling two of his disciples to go get the colt that no one has ever … Continue reading

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Adulterous woman….Fifth Sunday of Lent 2019

“They said this to test him (Jesus), so that they could have some charge to bring against him….” John 8:6a Oh those Scribes and Pharisees ….those educated, want-a-be perfect scribes and pharisees ….those jealous leaders who knew the law of … Continue reading

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Prodigal Son ….. 4th Sunday of Lent 2019

  Here are some pictures of pre-party fun…..tea party, fort built by the older grandkids, breakfast with Sam giving a pirate face, apricot blossoms, Claire wanting to ride the stick horse. “Father, give me the share of your estate that … Continue reading

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Fig trees, deserts, and living waters…the 3rd Sunday of Lent, 2019

  Jeremiah 17:5-10 “Thus says the Lord: Cursed is the man who trusts in human beings,…….He is like a barren bush in the desert that enjoys no change of season,…..Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord,…..He is like … Continue reading

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Magic of Three …. A St. Patrick pondering

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” Loren Eiseley I’ve often thought the number three was magical. I told my writing students they needed to use at least three reasons to explain their position. I … Continue reading

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If….Then 1st Sunday of Lent

If…Then Yesterday (March 9) I read from Isaiah 58: 9-14 and God basically says: If you care for the needy, then I will be with you. If you honor the Sabbath, then I will bless you. I especially liked the … Continue reading

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Seder

“This day will be a day of remembrance for you, which your future generations will celebrate and pilgrimage to the Lord….” Exodus 12:14 Today is grateful grief Friday, Good Friday. I always asked my students, “What makes this Friday better … Continue reading

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