The Day After Easter

  I love Easter and the celebration of the new life and new hope we have because of the resurrection.   However . . .   The day after the very first Easter, many things were the same as the week before.   The self-indulgent and pleasure-seeking King Herod was still on the throne.…

Struggling in the Aftermath

The disciples of Jesus had a horrible day the Saturday after the crucifixion. We view it as the period between the cross and Easter, but they didn’t see it that way or understand what we know in hindsight. The Jewish Sabbath was typically a day of rest, but this Sabbath…