Early hasten to the tomb

Don’t turn away, Sue. Take it in. Look on what He did for You. Early hasten to the tomb where they laid His breathless clay: All is solitude and gloom. Who has taken Him away? Christ is risen! He meets our eyes; Savior, teach us so to rise. (“Go to Dark Gethsemane”, v. 4) I…

Mark that miracle of time

“I Thirst, the Vinegar Given to Jesus”, James Tissot Don’t turn away, Sue. Take it in. Look on what He did for you. Calvary’s mournful mountain climb; there, adoring at His feet, mark that miracle of time, God’s own sacrifice complete. “It is finished!” hear Him cry; learn of Jesus Christ to die.” (“Go to…

Shun not suffering, shame or loss

“Jesus is Mocked”, by Gustave Dore A “trial” for the Lord of the Universe. My Jesus is mocked and beaten. Spit upon and laughed at. Don’t turn away, Sue. Take it in. Look on what He did for you. See Him at the judgment hall, beaten, bound, reviled, arraigned; O the wormwood and the gall!…

Vacation blogging…

I leave today for a vacation with dear friends. Oh my! I am so excited!!! We will be on this boat: I am actually not even taking my computer with me (gasp!) and already a little anxious about not being connected electronically or through a cell phone or a text message or SOMETHING. I know…