Tag Archives: Easter

Let me do it.

I have been dealing with some health issues with my youngest child lately. I hate when my children suffer. As we work our way through doctor’s appointments, physical therapy, referrals, and tests, I have thought about why this is so … Continue reading

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Fresh Starts

    As we finish with our Easter celebrations, hopefully find all the eggs, and start to put away the decorations, we start to look forward to the future. It’s so easy to focus on one day. Lent leads to … Continue reading

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Lent is coming! (Part 1)

  I don’t know about you, but this Lent has sneaked up on me. On Wednesday, the flowers will be taken out of the sanctuary, the vestments will turn to purple, and the austerity of Lent will begin. Time to … Continue reading

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Lenten Study Opportunity

Are you looking for a way to deepen your Lenten experience? Do you want to understand Easter in a whole new way?   If you live in the Austin area, join me! We’ll dive into the stories of the days … Continue reading

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Messages

40 days. It’s the length of Lent, the number of days that Jesus was tempted in the desert, and the number of days and nights it rained as Noah was in the ark. In the Bible, it’s the length of … Continue reading

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A Light in the Darkness

Holy Saturday begins in darkness, but there is light that is about to enter in. Outside the church is a fire, surrounded by those joining the church this day. From it is lit the Paschal candle, the “light of Christ” … Continue reading

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Hidden from View

As we enter Good Friday, everything is stripped away. The tabernacle is open and empty, the altar is bare, flowers are gone, and there is nothing extra. Any statue of Jesus is covered, and He is hidden from view. We will all … Continue reading

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Going In

  Holy Week starts in earnest tomorrow and is my favorite time in the church year. We spend three days walking in real time with Jesus from the Last Supper to the Resurrection. How many of us know that “Jesus died … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

This weekend starts Holy Week. If you’ve really been deep in Lent, this is where it all comes together. If you’ve kind of missed it, this is where you can pull it in. It’s not too late, and can still … Continue reading

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Reality Check

As I sat at Easter mass, I put myself in the place of the apostles. None of this was what they expected. The death was a shock – they all ran, and then could only watch as the crucifixion played … Continue reading

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