Tracing the Tears – Resurrection #OurHolyWeek

This Holy Week, I’m going to be blogging each day, tracing the tears Jesus shed for Jerusalem to the tear filled eyes who first saw the Risen Christ. Throughout I’ll be following prompts from #OurHolyWeek “Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying.” John’s account of Jesus’ resurrection begins with tears. The tears of Good Friday […]

Tracing the Tears – Holy Saturday #OurHolyWeek

This Holy Week, I’m going to be blogging each day, tracing the tears Jesus shed for Jerusalem to the tear filled eyes who first saw the Risen Christ. Throughout I’ll be following prompts from #OurHolyWeek No one likes to talk about days like today. There is no drama, no battle, no victory. The grave is […]

Tracing the Tears – Sacrifice #OurHolyWeek

This Holy Week, I’m going to be blogging each day, tracing the tears Jesus shed for Jerusalem to the tear filled eyes who first saw the Risen Christ. Throughout I’ll be following prompts from #OurHolyWeek He gave up His spirit. Then the darkness. The torn temple curtain. The world changed forever in a moment. For us. […]

Tracing the Tears – Service #OurHolyWeek

This Holy Week, I’m going to be blogging each day, tracing the tears Jesus shed for Jerusalem to the tear filled eyes who first saw the Risen Christ. Throughout I’ll be following prompts from #OurHolyWeek It was the greatest act of service. Taking the cup of suffering so that our suffering may be redeemed, that […]

Tracing the Tears – Betrayal #OurHolyWeek

This Holy Week, I’m going to be blogging each day, tracing the tears Jesus shed for Jerusalem to the tear filled eyes who first saw the Risen Christ. Throughout I’ll be following prompts from #OurHolyWeek Betrayal elicits a particular type of pain; it’s as bitter as the love shared was once shared. His kiss; meant […]

Tracing the Tears – Love #OurHolyWeek

This Holy Week, I’m going to be blogging each day, tracing the tears Jesus shed for Jerusalem to the tear filled eyes who first saw the Risen Christ. Throughout I’ll be following prompts from #OurHolyWeek Love. It can make us do strange things, can’t it? Things that to the outside world look strange, even laughable. […]

Tracing the Tears – Turning Over Tables #OurHolyWeek

This Holy Week, I’m going to be blogging each day, tracing the tears Jesus shed for Jerusalem to the tear filled eyes who first saw the Risen Christ. Throughout I’ll be following prompts from #OurHolyWeek Have you ever been so angry that you can barely speak? When you desperately want to get your point across, […]

Tracing the Tears – Palm Sunday #OurHolyWeek

This Holy Week, I’m going to be blogging each day, tracing the tears Jesus shed for Jerusalem to the tear filled eyes who first saw the Risen Christ. Throughout I’ll be following prompts from #OurHolyWeek Hosanna. They welcomed Jesus into the city like a king and yet he chose a donkey. They cried ‘save me’ […]

The Day After #OurHolyWeek

I’ve been thinking today about how that first Easter Monday was for Jesus and the disciples. I wonder how they spent it after the agony of the Friday and the despair of the Saturday, the confusion and wonder of the Sunday? The day after the world changes – we can’t look at the world in […]