Decoration Day: AKA Memorial Day

Did you know that Memorial Day used to be called Decoration Day? My grandmother and my mother were the ones who taught me that piece of information when I was a little girl. But there’s a reason for that. Memorial Day used to be a special time set aside for...

Timing, Training, & Trust

Imagine being informed that you are the one chosen to walk a very long red carpet, fully flanked by sword-bearing soldiers of another nation, while protecting the First Couple. It’s a long walk, and if anything happens to the president and the first lady, both...

Until the Cows Come Home

Imagine looking up only to see something you lost awhile back, coming up your driveway, arriving on a cart that’s being pulled by cows. Sounds strange, but that’s exactly what happened to the children of Israel after they once lost the Ark of the Covenant...

The Tomb

Saturday: The Tomb That’s where Christ was on this day. Saturday was the Jewish Sabbath. No work would be done from sunset the night before until sunset this night. That is why there was such a rush to have Jesus prepared for burial and placed into the tomb by...

Holy Week: Day 8

It’s Good Friday! If you have seen the amazing movie by Mel Gibson The Passion of the Christ, you know that calling the day Jesus was crucified “good” seems a bit strange. But the fact is, if you know the story, it does have a happy ending....