The First Day

Read Luke 24:1-12.  “On the first day of the week, very early in the morning the women took spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.” (Luke 24:1) When a wedding happens, it is a beautiful moment reflecting a depth of love, commitment, and celebration. There are so many powerful moments: the vows which…Read more The First Day

Crucifixion: Three Short Poems

Read Luke 22:66-23:56.  “With loud shouts they insistently demanded that he be crucified, and their shouts prevailed. So Pilate decided to grant their demand.” (Luke 23:23-24) “Jesus called out with a loud voice, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.’ When he said this, he breathed his last.” (Luke 23:46) No law can withstand…Read more Crucifixion: Three Short Poems


Read Luke 22:47-65.  “Judas, are you betraying the Son of Man with a kiss?” (Luke 22:48) “Then Peter remembered the word the Lord had spoken to him: ‘Before the rooster crows today, you will disown me three times.’” (Luke 22:61) “The men who were guarding Jesus began mocking and beating him.” (Luke 22:63) I remember…Read more Forsaken