Easter Monday

Easter Monday

Did you know that the day after Easter is referred to as Easter Monday? It’s celebrated the day after the resurrection throughout some countries and churches. In fact, here in the United States, there is an egg rolling race at the White House. Unfortunately for most of us, we have to work. The Easter egg roll turns 140 this year. But Easter Monday is commemorated as a public holiday in many countries as part of …

God’s Broken Heart

God’s Broken Heart

We have just finished celebrating another Easter season. It’s a great time to remember all Jesus did for us by dying on the cross. However, I imagine during the crucifixion, God’s heart was breaking. The hatred on the people’s faces must have tormented Him. And if that wasn’t bad enough, how about when the religious leaders said, “We have no king but Cesar,” as told to us in John 19:15. In essence, they denied God. …

Rise Up

Rise Up

We’ve all tried New Year’s resolutions that have failed. We’ve given something up during Lent. (This year, mine was bread. Thought I was going to die the first day I realized I couldn’t eat a hamburger.) Some have accomplished their goal, some haven’t. Once Easter came, most of us grabbed hold of what we gave up and enjoyed too much of what we’d been missing. We rejoice during Christmas and Easter, but until the next …

Holy Week

Holy Week

This is the beginning of Holy Week. The time leading up to when Jesus goes to the cross. It’s a difficult week for Christians when they realize what all Jesus has done for them. Yet there are others who don’t seem to realize that God has blessed them, no matter how much or little you might have. Ask yourself, are your basic needs being met? Food, drink, somewhere to sleep at night? If so, God …