Monthly Archives: April 2017

I wanted to slap her!

I was wearing one of my St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital golf shirts. When I wear one of the two I own someone usually asks me if I work at St. Jude. Typically I respond, “I am a volunteer. Also … Continue reading

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Sunday, Another Visit to the Grave

Originally posted on Journey through the Shadowlands:
(From my CaringBridge site in honor and memory of our grandson Sully. Written on Easter Sunday, 2010.) Sunday had come. The Sabbath was over.  Women who had followed Jesus went to the tomb…

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The Day after Good Friday

Originally posted on Journey through the Shadowlands:
(From my CaringBridge site in honor and memory of our grandson Sully. Written on the day after Good Friday, 2010.) A Grief Observed is C. S. Lewis’s journal of his grief when his…

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Good Friday

Originally posted on Journey through the Shadowlands:
(From my CaringBridge site in honor and memory of our grandson Sully. Written on Good Friday, 2010.) On this Good Friday, I remember the suffering of Jesus. My God, my God, why have…

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O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him. They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, and then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on … Continue reading

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Man of Sorrows

He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds … Continue reading

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The Savior Wrestles Lone with Fears

Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him….He withdrew about a stone’s throw beyond them, knelt down and prayed, “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, … Continue reading

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