Moved to Tears

Today in church, I was moved to crying during this song. I have heard before and always have the same reaction. Palm Sunday is such an emotionally potent day. Imagine being Jesus, you arrive to Jerusalem, the people are waving palm fronds at you, laying down their garments for your lowly donkey to walk over,Continue reading “Moved to Tears”

Christmas Pieces

Oh to be present when our Savior entered this world in human form. Perhaps, as some historians state; the birth of Jesus was likely in September; keeping in mind the Gregorian calendar was mostly ruled by circumstance, the alignment of certain stars, etc. Whenever He was born, He brought the one true light into ourContinue reading “Christmas Pieces”

Easter Blessings

May the glory and the promise of this joyous time of year bring peace and happiness to you and those you hold most dear. And may Christ, Our Risen Savior, always be there by your side to bless you most abundantly and be your loving guide. — Author Unknown Lord we lift our hearts toContinue reading “Easter Blessings”

Passover Pieces

On Sunday, March 28, both Palm Sunday and Passover are celebrated. Palm Sunday is the Christian holiday that occurs on the Sunday before Easter. This celebration commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem , mentioned in each of the four Gospels. Jesus entered the city knowing He would be tried and crucified and welcomed His fateContinue reading “Passover Pieces”

Lent Pieces

Lent is an incredibly powerful time of year. We read daily scripture or stories leading up to the arrest, judgment, crucifixion, resurrection, 40 days Jesus lived on earth and the final ascension. It’s important as believers that we know WHY we are saved, the sacrifice that was made for our freedom from sin, forgiveness andContinue reading “Lent Pieces”

Advent Pieces

The colors of Advent have specific meanings, have you ever wondered about them? Tonight it’s a “101” class! Enjoy and learn! Thanks to crosswalk.com The First Sunday of Advent’s Purple Candle Signifies Hope The first Sunday of Advent leads our hearts to Hope. The purple color symbolizes royalty, repentance, and fasting. This week is aContinue reading “Advent Pieces”

Christ the Lord is Risen Today

This is one of my favorite childhood memory hymns.  Read the lyrics, enjoy and hum to yourself!  The video is below pic!  Happy Easter! Christ the Lord is ris’n today, Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say, Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high, Alleluia! Sing, ye heav’ns, and earth, reply, Alleluia! Lives again ourContinue reading “Christ the Lord is Risen Today”

Pieces of Freedom

What does Independence Day mean besides picnics and fireworks?  Are you familiar with what July 4th signifies?  For a really in-depth reading, check out this link! May your 4th and holiday weekend be safe and happy.  May you feel the blessings of being an American, no matter what side of the political line you standContinue reading “Pieces of Freedom”

Divine Mercy

Today the Catholic faith celebrates the Divine Mercy.  What is it?  I didn’t know until I stepped into church today (of course I’m only a week old Catholic, so don’t expect much from me, for awhile!!!) History of the Message and Devotion to Divine Mercy The Message of the Divine Mercy that Sr. Faustina receivedContinue reading “Divine Mercy”

Passover Pieces

I know very little about Jewish culture, religion or history.  I do, however, have many Jewish friends.  I understand that Passover, is as important as the Holy Week events Christians celebrate.  I wanted to share with you what I’ve found, in hopes that you; like me, are a spiritual seeker! Passover (in Hebrew, Pesach) commemoratesContinue reading “Passover Pieces”