The Land of Tears

So there is a story in the Gospels talks about Jesus going to a town called Nain. As He was approaching the town, He saw a dead body being carried out, ‘the only son of a widowed mother.’ When He saw her, ‘his heart went out to her and He said, “Don’t cry.” He wasContinue reading “The Land of Tears”

Uh, somethin’ ain’t workin’ here…..

Remember these?       W.W.J.D. – what would Jesus do? You could find these everywhere…..bracelets, necklaces, pins…..everywhere. It’s kind of funny really, how could we ever really know what Jesus would do?  Wouldn’t you think that He would have favored the older brother (Prodigal Son) who obeyed and stayed faithful to his father?  OrContinue reading “Uh, somethin’ ain’t workin’ here…..”

Asleep in the boat

I’ve been thinking a lot about the story in the Bible about how Jesus was asleep on a cushion in the stern of a boat while his disciples were battling a terrible squall. (Mark 4: 35-41) They woke Him up and said, “….don’t you care if we drown?” He got up and quieted the stormContinue reading “Asleep in the boat”

And she didn’t even have to ask

Do you remember that Verizon commercial?  Illustrating all the different locations where Verizon gets service?  It was catchy, clever and certainly memorable.  Sometimes I feel as though my prayer life is like a Verizon commercial!  I need to pray for ___, and ____, or and don’t forget ___.  Did I remember ____, oh and _____,Continue reading “And she didn’t even have to ask”