Rejoice in sufferings.
Photo by Miguel u00c1. Padriu00f1u00e1n on Pexels.com John 11:25: Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live …” In the Word of God, I love the shadows of earthly things that point to the substance of the coming, powerful truth. Jesus... Continue Reading →
"I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.” (John 15-5) I love vineyards. There's this certain magic that happens when my husband and I drive through the Rio Grande valley and look over the... Continue Reading →
There are, in life, timeless moments. Glimpses of something unearthly, surreal. A beautiful thing, but also a haunting, a calling of sorts, that pulls you into a space that can’t be described; a space that holds you captive even though it’s fleeting. Selah. My brother’s home is a home that has brought our family, his... Continue Reading →
Photo by Victor on Pexels.com Luke 1:5 In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah of the division of Abijah. And his wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. In Exodus and Leviticus, we are introduced to the four sons of Aaron (Nadab, Abihu, Eleazar,... Continue Reading →
Photo by kailash kumar on Pexels.com In John 10, Jesus calls himself the good shepherd. Considering that Christ was/is the awaited Messiah, it might have seemed odd to the disciples to hear Jesus call himself a simple shepherd. The coming Messiah was a promised king of Israel. I feel certain that the Pharisees he addressed... Continue Reading →
“Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. All who came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not listen to them. I am the door. If anyone enters by me, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture. The thief comes only to... Continue Reading →
As we watch our governing officials slip and slide all over the foundations of our states and countries, we can and should be horrified.