Easter Sunday

Reflection He is RISEN! Christ is risen indeed! This acclamation and response has become one of the most common used during the celebration of Easter in the Christian Church all over the world. It declares the glorious news that Jesus conquered sin and death. After all that happened at Jesus’s trial and crucifixion, the hope […]

Read More

Lent 2021, Day 40 | Holy Saturday

Reflection “Saturday Mourning” The darkness deepeningOur sadness windinglisting in the waves The loss of friendshipOur life upendingcrashing on the shore The Master descendingOur hope departingfor now, the world is cold Our weight compoundingOur fear increasinga future, left unsure The Lord is silentHis voice is quietWe wait for Easter morn’ by: Victor ScottHoly Saturday (April 3, […]

Read More

Lent 2021, Day 39 | Good Friday

Reflection On that first “Good” Friday, there was nothing good happening. At least not from an earthly perspective. The Son of God was falsely accused and tried in the middle of night. Those who should have defended him fled for their lives. And all who wanted him dead were doing all in their power to […]

Read More

Lent 2021, Day 38 | Psalm 119:173-176

Psalm 119:173-176 173 Let your hand be ready to help me,    for I have chosen your precepts*.174 I long for your salvation, O Lord,    and your law is my delight.175 Let my soul live and praise you,    and let your rules help me.176 I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek your servant,    for I do not forget your commandments. * Through these reflections, those phrases that […]

Read More

Lent 2021, Day 37 | Psalm 119:169-172

Psalm 119:169-172 169 Let my cry come before you, O Lord;    give me understanding according to your word*!170 Let my plea come before you;    deliver me according to your word.171 My lips will pour forth praise,    for you teach me your statutes.172 My tongue will sing of your word,    for all your commandments are right. * Through these reflections, those phrases that identify God’s word, revelation, or law […]

Read More

Lent 2021, Day 36 | Psalm 119:165-168

Psalm 119:165-168 165 Great peace have those who love your law*;    nothing can make them stumble.166 I hope for your salvation, O Lord,    and I do your commandments.167 My soul keeps your testimonies;    I love them exceedingly.168 I keep your precepts and testimonies,    for all my ways are before you. * Through these reflections, those phrases that identify God’s word, revelation, or law will be highlighted […]

Read More