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May This Story…

…never become too familiar. Be amazed this Easter morning. Now on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been removed from (lifted out of the groove across the entrance of) the tomb. So she ran and went to … Continue reading

A Crying Woman On Easter

As a little girl, Easter was a little uncomfortable for me. First of all, the 1980’s was the Era of Awkward Easter Dresses. Stiff and frilly. We were made to wear over-sized hats (which no one really ever wears). Add to that a corsage. A large Easter Orchid. (Let me say that a six-year-old needs … Continue reading

Easter Week Activity: Maundy Thursday

Experience your own Maundy Thursday foot-washing ceremony. Fill a bucket with water. Grab a few towels, gather your family, and share the story found in John 13:1-17. Then take turns washing each other’s feet and praying for one another. Jesus, rose from supper. He laid aside his outer garments, and taking a towel, tied it … Continue reading

Eat Your Peas Faithfully: A Giveaway

Encourage one another and build each other up. 1 Thess. 5:11 I love encouragement. I love giving it. I love receiving it. I love hearing it. I love saying it. I love reading it. Cherly Karpen wrote and designed a book that does just this… Encourages and builds up. This book is P R E … Continue reading

Easter Week Activity: The Bread Of Life

I have good news for you. Very good news. Carbs are good. Very good. Jesus says, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger…” John 6:35 Today, the boys and I made bread. A sweet friend is expecting a baby, and who kneads nourishment more than a pregnant woman? As … Continue reading

Easter Week: A Palm Sunday Activity

Save us, we pray, O LORD! O LORD, we pray, give us success!Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD! Psalm 118:25-26 This expression when translated into Greek becomes Hosanna. “Hosanna! O Save us, Lord!” This afternoon the boys and I made palm leaves. (Ahem, don’t knock my craft abilities.) As we … Continue reading