Tag Archives: Son

The Power of Love

  I’ve been thinking about the Holy Spirit recently. We have a picture of God as Father, and one of Jesus as Son and Savior, but the Holy Spirit doesn’t get a lot of press outside of looking like a … Continue reading

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Give me your only, beloved son

  Jesse Tree Day 5: The story of the sacrifice of Isaac is a challenge for many people. It is hard to reconcile a God who would demand child-sacrifice with the God of love that we hear about in church. We … Continue reading

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Don’t lose your head

This weekend, the homily included a story about a woman whose son had fallen into the water off a pier. After he was rescued and returned to her, she complained that his head was missing. The priest went on to discuss … Continue reading

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View from the Bottom

I visited my friend at the hospital where her son is recovering from his severe brain injury, and I was struck with the journey that she is on. There are times when we are brought to a point where our … Continue reading

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Older Siblings

I think all older siblings have a strong understanding of justice. So, I always have to laugh at the story of the Prodigal Son, which we heard this weekend. All the older siblings just hate this one, and side with … Continue reading

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GPS

I have been really struck recently by how much God loves us. Awed at how much God desires us. Amazed at the lengths He will take to get to us. It started with this verse, “And because you are [God’s] … Continue reading

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Signs

Everyone has seen the signs – John 3:16. (“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life.”) (NAB)  But my husband … Continue reading

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Orientation

My husband has an incredible sense of direction.  No matter how many twists and turns we have made while driving, he can tell you where North is, where downtown is, and which way we should turn.  He orients himself with … Continue reading

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