Posts Tagged With: Palm Sunday

Today’s find: Via Dolorosa

Luke includes an intriguing footnote to his version of the Passion story: “All his acquaintances stood at distance,” the evangelist says (Luke 23:49). And no doubt, this is part of the reason I’ve always tended to think of Jesus’ final journey as a LONELY one.

What a shock, then, to experience early last month the hustle-and-bustle of praying the Stations along the Via Dolorosa in the Old City of Jerusalem.

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Today’s find: Struggle

Springtime seems to be struggling a bit. It’s not catching on, not quite yet, in our part of the country.

But if you look closely, you can find the barest hint of the spectacle to come.

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Today’s find: Wounded & Sanctified

Daniel desires with all his heart to be free of the cell in which he is today imprisoned. He’s done hard time, more than a decade behind bars. He’s learned his lesson.

Or maybe it’s “lessons.”

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Today’s find: Forlorn

It looked a little forlorn, the “theme” banner from our just-completed ACTS retreat, when I got to church this morning.

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Today’s find: Advance party

Sometimes, the things Jesus asks of his disciples are not so much heroic as they are…odd.

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