The Last Hopeless Day

The Last Hopeless Day

If Thursday was the last normal day, then Saturday is the last hopeless day. The disciples watched their teacher executed at the hands of the Romans, the Jewish leaders nodding their approval a clean distance away. His followers had forsaken him in his last hour, and...
My Heart Bleeds for Dandelions

My Heart Bleeds for Dandelions

On Holy Saturday, I mowed my lawn.  While I was thinking of Jesus, dead in the tomb, I was making laps around my yard behind the mower, tripping over mole tunnels and sloshing through the wet patches left behind by the recent spring showers. But it was the dandelions...

Some Week

If you had only one week left to live, how would you spend it?This classic ice breaker question usually is intended to elicit dreams of vacations or altruistic aspirations. I’ve used it to hone in on my priorities – if I only had a week left to live, would...