A Profound Message of Hope

During Holy Week, particularly on Good Friday, we recall the last moments in Jesus’ life leading up to and including his crucifixion. Through his suffering and death (i.e., his Passion), Jesus atoned for our sins and merited our salvation.   A Question Reflecting on Jesus’ Passion, I found myself asking a question for which IContinue reading “A Profound Message of Hope”

If Today

What do you do when you come up against something that goes against your way of thinking? I have seen people respond in one of four ways:   To ignore it. To deny it. To discredit it. To wrestle with it.   Which one describes you? What have you done the last several times thisContinue reading “If Today”

If Not This, Then What?

What can I claim And hold secure Against the rushing Torrent of life?   Not money, Able to gain only that Which crumbles and slips Through one’s fingers.   Not ability or skill, Though notable today; In time and space, Insignificant and fleeting.   Not family or friends, With love and support, Cannot guarantee evenContinue reading “If Not This, Then What?”

In Darkness

I awaken, yet darkness remains.   Tormented and discouraged, I cry out, “Lord, where are You?”   I search familiar places, Yet, happiness eludes me And my heart sags, soaked in sorrow.   Life’s trials and its senseless inhumanity Weigh upon my soul, And I wonder, “Will my spirit ever again take flight?”   Overcome,Continue reading “In Darkness”