Humans have a lot in common with wabi sabi teacups. Even though we all have cracks and imperfections, we are all beautiful works of art.
I admire the woman in Luke 13:10-17 because I know from firsthand experience how embarrassing it can be to go into a public space when you look different from everybody else. Her faith is an inspiration to all of us.
All of us need to straighten up sometimes- all of us are tempted to judge others. Furthermore, all of us are bound by something. We are all in need of healing, whether it be spiritual, physical, or emotional. When Christ shows up on the scene, everything changes. “
I have a confession to make: I ate the rice krispie treats that were meant for the children. Sometimes sin is like a rice krispie- we know better- but we just can't resist. I'm grateful that God forgives us for any sin if we earnestly repent.
Ecclesiastes tells us that there is a time to weep and a time to mourn. Because of the love of Christ, there is also a time to hope. RIP, Dad. You will be missed.
This is Paul's beautifully logical message of illogical hope that he offers to each and everyone of us this day: If we have faith in Christ, in the midst of our suffering, there is hope.
Friends - The power behind us is indeed greater than any challenge that is set before us! My prayer for us this week is that we may all go forth and kick the metaphorical rooster!
Thomas had more faith than many of us realize. It makes sense that he would have questions. Questions bring us closer to God. Sometimes, it takes a personal experience with Christ in order to spark faith.
It is always a tragedy when a sacred space is destroyed. This Holy Week, we remember Notre Dame, the people of Paris, St. Landry Parish, and all who mourn. Our hearts long for the resurrection of an Easter morning.
Little dogs can teach us big lessons about faith and God's love!