Tag Archives: new life

How do we become an Easter people?

At the beginning of Lent, I asked you what your Lenten practices were preparing you for. We have made it through the Last Supper, Jesus’ crucifixion, and the Resurrection of Easter, and today we arrive on Easter Monday. The tomb … Continue reading

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A New Perspective on Lent

The Frost Tower in Austin is a unique architectural feature of the downtown landscape. It’s tall silhouette and unique top stand out among the buildings around it, but the structure of the building isn’t what captures the imaginations of the … Continue reading

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Follow Me 17

Finally, we come out of the darkness and into the light. Jesus rises from the dead and returns to His followers. This part is the best one to follow. We are given hope, new life, and a new direction. It … Continue reading

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Follow Me 16

Day 3 – stick with me just a little more, and we’ll move out of the tomb. It’s kind of appropriate anyway, don’t you think? Three days from death to resurrection. The climax of the Passion is the death of … Continue reading

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Blooming

Spring has begun here. The redbuds are in full bloom, the mountain laurels are full of Grape Kool-Aid scented flowers, and the wildflowers are peeking through the grasses. Lent is almost over. Next Sunday we start the final walk to … Continue reading

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Empty Tombs

As we enter into the Easter season, we are left with an empty tomb.  This whole thing has been an incredibly traumatic event followed by something beyond understanding.  Jesus was gone from the tomb, and all of his followers weren’t … Continue reading

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New Life

A friend of mine became a grandma yesterday.  I have had a lot of death around me the last couple months.  Generally, it has been elderly and sick parents of friends, and a couple that were too early and very … Continue reading

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