The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd One of the truths about God which is so difficult for us to comprehend is just how utterly short all language falls of being able to truly communicate God’s nature through word and through speech. It is so difficult that throughout the centuries, Christian leaders in prayer and in connection with God … Read more

Prayer After Easter

Teresa’s Bookmark Yesterday, Richard Rohr shared the above prayer from Teresa of Avila as part of his blog post. This week, we will reflect on prayer after Easter. I find it interesting that Jesus taught his disciples how to pray in Matthew 6:7-15. Don’t you find that interesting? Yes, of course, Jesus was a religious … Read more

Good Friday

Good Friday Debbie Crabb has been sharing her wisdom and joy with many of the ladies at Skillman, and has graciously let us all in on her humor and on these beautiful thoughts about Holy Week.  The earliest known use of “guode friday” is found in The South English Legendary, a text from around 1290. … Read more

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday Debbie Crabb has been sharing her wisdom and joy with many of the ladies at Skillman, and has graciously let us all in on her humor and on these beautiful thoughts about Holy Week.  What does Maundy mean? The Thursday before Easter is known as either Maundy Thursday, or Holy Thursday. Maundy is … Read more

Holy Wednesday

Holy Wednesday Debbie Crabb has been sharing her wisdom and joy with many of the ladies at Skillman, and has graciously let us all in on her humor and on these beautiful thoughts about Holy Week.  We think three stories occurred on Holy Wednesday. We can read the chronology as a likely, but not certain … Read more

Holy Tuesday

Holy Tuesday Debbie Crabb has been sharing her wisdom and joy with many of the ladies at Skillman, and has graciously let us all in on her humor and on these beautiful thoughts about Holy Week.  The significance of Holy Tuesday is not easily grasped. In a single day, Jesus would simultaneously condemn the religious … Read more

Holy Monday

Holy Monday Debbie Crabb has been sharing her wisdom and joy with many of the ladies at Skillman, and has graciously let us all in on her humor and on these beautiful thoughts about Holy Week.  Many of you know,  but if you didn’t, my mom was blind the last 30 years of her life. … Read more

Lent #6

Sundays Coming Yesterday, we read about and celebrated the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. The account is found in Matthew 21:1-9, Mark 11:1-10, Luke 19:28-40, and John 12:12-18. And as we reflected on that moment, we also looked ahead to what happened throughout the course of the next week of Jesus’ … Read more