Category Archives: Easter

He Made the Tree


God made the tree on which His Son hung. It was on that tree, which was formed into a rugged cross, that Jesus died for you and me. It’s overwhelming to think that God in His wonderful plan of salvation … Continue reading

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It Had to Be…


Agonized breaths jerked each muscle taut, draining his strength, shaking his body. Bloody and battered beyond recognition, his bruised body hung suspended between heaven and earth. Crucified as a criminal–hated and scorned–he still promised the thief beside him hope: “Today, … Continue reading

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The Fragrance of Springtime


Soon, my yard will smell like onions. Why, you ask? Because in this part of the country, wild chives grow everywhere. When we mow the grass with all the chives popping up here and there, fresh onion odor infuses the air. Not … Continue reading

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Hosanna?


Last Sunday in church, I was struck afresh with the realization of how fickle people can be. From ancient times until now, people haven’t changed.

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My Easter Dress


As a small girl, I looked forward to Easter—not because of what Easter meant, but because it meant I was going to get a new dress – and new shoes – and a new hat. I couldn’t wait to parade … Continue reading

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When Darkness Invades


As darkness covered the land in the middle of the day, life looked grim to the eleven men. Their hopes were dashed. They thought he would lead them to victory from the government.  They believed he would bring them honor, … Continue reading

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