Emmaus Heartburn

Emmaus Heartburn

They want to leave it all behind; take the road out of it all. So, the two men depart from the hills of Jerusalem to get away from all the reminders of a heartrending crucifixion on the hill of Golgotha. Just as the road slopes down from Jerusalem, so their souls now slope down, reeling from dashed … [Continue reading]

He Arose!

He Arose

Low in the grave he lay, Jesus my Savior, waiting the coming day, Jesus my Lord! Vainly they watch his bed, Jesus my Savior, vainly they seal the dead, Jesus my Lord! Death cannot keep its prey, Jesus my Savior; he tore the bars away, Jesus my Lord! Up from the grave he arose; with a … [Continue reading]

Who Removed the Nails?

Who Removed the Nails

Whipped...lashed within an inch of His life. Mocked...crowned with thorns. Slapped...beard ripped from His face. Bound...nails pounded into His … [Continue reading]

What Brings You to the Cross?

Genuine love

Standing at a distance, she gazed at the man’s crucified body, dying on a cross, as her heart pounded in agony. Deep sobs heaved her chest. Her knees … [Continue reading]

The Hammer That Dripped Blood

Hammer that dripped blood

Standing over the blistering heat of the fire, as sweat trails down his dirty face, the smith fans the blazing flames with his bellows. Finishing the … [Continue reading]

Along the Way

Via Dolorosa

***This post begins my annual Easter posts. I pray Easter blessings on each one of you dear readers. Along the way... Along the Via … [Continue reading]

Working for the Father

Carpenter

He learned to work with his hands by watching the work of his father’s hands. (From the story The Scent of the Wood) Learning a trade from a … [Continue reading]

Room at the Top

Room at the top

Who do we make room for in our heart’s home? Do we make room for the Lord in our heart as the Shunammite woman and her husband did in their home for … [Continue reading]

Do You Let God Go Through Your Drawers?

Do you let God go through your drawers

That time of year again. Spring cleaning time! Time to purge, purge, purge! Time to clean out the closets. Scrub the walls. Mop the kitchen floor. … [Continue reading]

Under the Shadow of Sinai

Mount Sinai

Have you ever had this happen to you? Something happened to me the other day on Twitter. I got a burr under my saddle blanket! Kinda got me … [Continue reading]