In today’s reading two groups that were normally opposed to each other come together in an effort to trap a poor, itinerant preacher named Jesus. The Pharisees I have talked often about. They were the religious leaders of the day. They studied scripture, laws and customs and were quick to point out the transgressions of... Continue Reading →
Narcissists Who Cry
A certain someone in my life makes me feel guilty, somehow I am never good enough. Granted that I am not perfect; but I have to wonder and ask myself - am I that bad? I feel like I cant seem to catch a break... no matter how much I try, it doesn't feel like... Continue Reading →
How do you want to be remembered?
"So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth, for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ. When Christ who is... Continue Reading →
I mentioned last week that we are near the end of Christ’s life in the book of Matthew. He had made his triumphal return to the city of Jerusalem for the last time. He had been hailed as a king, “Hosanna, Hosanna, in the highest!” His relationship with the high priests, those that... Continue Reading →
Who do people say that I am?
“Who do people say that I am?” asked Christ. Who do you say that I am? A sharp, pointed question that might leave some struggling to answer. Have we, have you, have I, thought about the answer to that question? After yet another exchange with the leaders of the church, Christ has some quiet time... Continue Reading →
They are back
My Family is back. Finally!!!