In the most difficult of circumstances–considering the first Christmas

What could be worse than a stay-at-home order just as the Holy Day season begins? How about an imperial order to register for taxes?  For Joseph and Mary, that meant a young lady in her final month of pregnancy must travel on foot and/or donkey from Nazareth to Bethlehem. Wait a minute; it gets worse. … Continue reading In the most difficult of circumstances–considering the first Christmas

When you are afraid or worried, think about Good Friday

When you are afraid, anxious, worried, or depressed, do you ever think about Good Friday? Jesus had been arrested, condemned, and crucified. Darkness was over the land and the hope of Jesus’ disciples was crushed. Has your hope ever been crushed?  If so, you can identify with how the disciples felt.  What’s good about a … Continue reading When you are afraid or worried, think about Good Friday