Category: Lent 2020

Redeemer

A redeemer redeems. According to Merriam Webster’s it means …to buy back, free from distress or captivity. …to help overcome something. …to release from blame, change for the better. …to remove the obligation of pay, exchange something of value. … to offset the bad… Continue Reading “Redeemer”

Son of God

And the angel answered her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.–Luke 1:35 (ESV) Everything was about to change for Mary.… Continue Reading “Son of God”

I AM

He’s a baby floating in a basket, an orphan plucked from the river’s current. He’s an Egyptian prince who lost his crown. A murderer. A man on the run. A shepherd in the dry desert land. But Moses said to God, “Who am I that… Continue Reading “I AM”

The Word

Lent begins. A season of reflection and renewal. Forty days like stones on a path leading me to the moment I hold high above all others. Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other… Continue Reading “The Word”

Ashes to Ashes

“I’m twelve years old and I can’t read. No really. I can’t!” she exclaimed to the group in her matter of fact way. My heart skipped a beat, compassion swept over me like a tidal wave. At that moment I wanted to somehow give… Continue Reading “Ashes to Ashes”