Openness to Advice


   According to the Book of Proverbs, one of the key differences between sages and fools is whether they are … More

Easter Sunday


Seven Stanzas at Easter by John Updike (b. 1932) Make no mistake: if He rose at all it was as … More

Holy Saturday


Modern Americans reckon time differently than first-century Palestinian Jews. For us, a day begins at 12:01 a.m. For them, a … More

Good Friday


Today is Good Friday, the day on which we commemorate the death of Jesus Christ on the cross. On this … More

Maundy Thursday


Today is Maundy Thursday. The day derives its name from the “command” (Latin, mandatum) Jesus gives his disciples to love … More

Holy Wednesday


Holy Wednesday is a crucial day in the events of Holy Week. From Palm Sunday through Holy Tuesday, Jesus acted … More

Holy Tuesday


On Holy Tuesday, according to Mark 11:20-13:37, Jesus taught his disciples and disputed with his enemies. He addressed so many … More

Holy Monday


Today is Holy Monday, the second day of Holy Week. According to Mark 11:12-19, Jesus performed two significant actions on … More

Palm Sunday


  Today is Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy Week. Throughout this week, we remember and celebrate the acts of … More

Celebrate the Win


Yesterday, I concluded my Strength Training for the Spiritual Life series with a message based on Luke 15 and entitled, "Celebrate … More