Make-A-Story™ Monday – This Week’s Writing Prompt

Writing to spec – you’ve heard the term. It means writing what the publisher wants. Can you do it? In our new feature – Make-A-Story™, we ask you to create a story with these elements. The story can be set in any time frame, any length, must...

He is Risen! Alleluia!

"Do not be afraid! I know that you are seeking Jesus the crucified. He is not here, for he has been raised just as he said." (Matthew 28: 5-6)     He is risen! Alleluia! A Joy beyond all understanding is upon us. Christ lives! Easter is the...

Holy Week: Holy Saturday

As Jesus lies in the tomb, that grain of wheat fallen to the ground in order that He may bear much fruit, we are forced to ponder our own faith journey. Can we follow Him fully into a resurrection to everlasting life that comes only through separating ourselves from...

Holy Week: Good Friday

Today, Good Friday, Jesus is beaten and crowned with thorns. He is forced to carry a heavy Cross, He is nailed to it, and He suffers excruciating pain for three hours while He atones for our sins and then finishes the Passover. There are no better words to describe...

Holy Week: Thursday

This evening marks the beginning of the holiest three days of the year: The Easter Triduum. Today, Jesus reveals Himself as the Passover Lamb. Our King of Kings shows us lowliness and humility, not just by His impending sacrifice, but by stooping to wash the...

Holy Week: Tuesday

At the Last Supper, Jesus tells the Twelve that one of them will betray Him. The Apostles are shocked at this revelation, and Peter is later adamant that he would die for Jesus. Here we learn two very important lessons. One, sometimes the enemy lurks among us and we...

Make-A-Story™ Monday – This Week’s Writing Prompt

Writing to spec – you’ve heard the term. It means writing what the publisher wants. Can you do it? In our new feature – Make-A-Story™, we ask you to create a story with these elements. The story can be set in any time frame, any length, must...

Holy Week: Monday

John’s gospel, 12:1-11, points out three interesting things that help to clue us in to Who Jesus is and what is about to happen. First, the gospel tells us that six days before the Passover, Jesus was in Bethany with Lazarus, Mary and Martha. It’s...

Holy Week: Palm Sunday

Passion Sunday. The beginning of Holy Week. Today Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a borrowed donkey to shouts of hosannas. He is followed and adored just mere days before those same shouts morph into cries of, “Crucify Him!” Have you ever pondered how...

Make-A-Story™ Monday – This Week’s Writing Prompt

Writing to spec – you’ve heard the term. It means writing what the publisher wants. Can you do it? In our new feature – Make-A-Story™, we ask you to create a story with these elements. The story can be set in any time frame, any length, must...

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