Entering into the Tomb

"Then, we will be sent home.  And, I encourage all of my readers to take time, beginning Good Friday, to truly enter the tomb with Christ... Imagine the darkness. Imagine the cold which would settle over the concrete slab." This week is Holy Week. Let us take the time to grieve with the disciples, centuries later, and also form a plan - to be more faithful disciples in the days ahead, than perhaps we have previously been...

Reflecting on the Grace of God … In My Sunday Best

"It is by the grace of God I am able to take my fears and uncertainty for the future and turn to Jesus' divine image, and utter the words at the bottom of the picture - 'Jesus, I trust in You.'" How world events have led to a shift in perspective during this week's My Sunday Best.

#WorthRevisit: Is Christ A Passion?

Once a month, I try to join the #WorthRevisit link-up. This month, I wanted to re-post one of my articles from last Holy Week, as I continue to ponder Christ, His Passion, and my own passion for Him.

Is Christ A Passion?

Yesterday, I wrote about thoughts inspired by the Army chaplain on Passion Saturday/Palm Sunday vigil Mass here.  What I didn't thoroughly address was the chaplain's overarching theme to his homily, and a question I have spent time asking myself since then - do I consider Christ my passion? And, if I am called to, "die for our passions," as … Continue reading Is Christ A Passion?

Jesus’ Passion

I was sitting at Mass this past weekend, on Passion Saturday/vigil for Palm Sunday, and since both children were soundly asleep, I was able to actually listen to the chaplain's homily - for, perhaps the first time in a long time.  The chaplain spoke about how we are all fans and fanatics about something in … Continue reading Jesus’ Passion