Category: Religion

Holy Thursday/Good Friday – The Center of the Christian Faith

 wgmeisheid  April 2, 2021  0 Comments on Holy Thursday/Good Friday – The Center of the Christian Faith

tFor some people, it is Christmas and Easter that are the centerpieces of the Christian faith. For me it is Holy Thursday and Good Friday. True, the popular holy/holiday days celebrate important milestones in the history of mankind. However, the…

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Lent 2021 Day 40 – Choices and Nexus Points

 wgmeisheid  March 31, 2021  0 Comments on Lent 2021 Day 40 – Choices and Nexus Points

Lent is over today. The commitment is complete. I will try to continue to write, but I will make no promises, since I do not want to break them. I do not know how often posts will appear, but the…

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Lent 2021 Day 39 – Hope is…

 wgmeisheid  March 30, 2021  0 Comments on Lent 2021 Day 39 – Hope is…

We are approaching the end of this exercise. Only one more day left and then Lent is over and Holy Week begins. Endings are times of reflection, when you look back over what you have done and do a sort…

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Lent 2021 Day 38 – Eat and Drink and Live

 wgmeisheid  March 29, 2021  0 Comments on Lent 2021 Day 38 – Eat and Drink and Live

Two more days of my Lenten observance and then we have Holy Thursday and the Passover feast celebrated by Jesus as the Last Supper and the first institution of the Eucharist and the completion of Jesus’ statement in John 6:14,…

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Lent 2021 Day 37 – What Does the Evidence Say

 wgmeisheid  March 28, 2021  0 Comments on Lent 2021 Day 37 – What Does the Evidence Say

Today is Palm Sunday. The sermon this morning explained something that most people miss about the Passion of Jesus that is about to unfold, relating to a symbolic part of the Seder meal every descendent of Abraham follows that speaks…

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Lent 2021 Day 36 – Lesson #1

 wgmeisheid  March 28, 2021  0 Comments on Lent 2021 Day 36 – Lesson #1

As we approach Palm Sunday, there is something we should never forget: the discontinuity between what the people in Jerusalem wanted and expected from Jesus as he entered the city and what his actually mission was and why he entered…

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Lent 2021 Day 35 – Vengeance is Mine

 wgmeisheid  March 26, 2021  0 Comments on Lent 2021 Day 35 – Vengeance is Mine

“Vengeance is mine says the Lord, I will repay,” comes from Hebrews 10:30. The more difficult statement is the verse that follows. “31It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” I have heard that…

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Lent 2021 Day 34 – Choices

 wgmeisheid  March 25, 2021  0 Comments on Lent 2021 Day 34 – Choices

In the Lenten posting for day 19 I wrote about choices. I think a lot about choices. Back in August of 2005 I wrote a poem about choices. It was Ok, but something remarkable happened. Someone named George added to…

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Lent 2021 Day 33 – Excuses

 wgmeisheid  March 24, 2021  0 Comments on Lent 2021 Day 33 – Excuses

Even though God has gifted each and every one of us and expects us to use those gifts for the good of His people and His kingdom, we have a bottomless well of excuses for every failure in our lives….

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Lent 2021 Day 32 – Are You Making Memories With God?

 wgmeisheid  March 23, 2021  0 Comments on Lent 2021 Day 32 – Are You Making Memories With God?

I have been reading some of my earlier Lenten posts and one from March 30, 2007 caught my eye. The title is Making Memories With God. The post is about how memories make people important in our lives. There are…

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