Tag Archives: The Three Days

Ash Wednesday begins the journey

Tomorrow we begin our long journey to Jerusalem where Jesus will wash feet, break bread, pray in Gethsemane, get kissed by Judas and abandoned by his followers, be abused by the thugs who snatched him in the night and tortured by Roman Soldiers in the full light of day. And he will not fight back. He will raise no army. He will lift no sword. He will call for no chariots of fire. There will be no joining of earthly and heavenly armies to slay the imperial troops of Rome. There will be hammer and nails and a tomb with its entrance barred by a stone. Continue reading

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The journey to our humanity

A reflection as we¬† begin Maundy Thursday Tonight we begin the worship service that stretches over these next three days and walks us anew through the death and resurrection of Jesus. This service not only sets before us the story … Continue reading

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From death into life

There is power in the crackle of a fire. There is drama in a single candle in the dark. Continue reading

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