3.25.16 – evermore

our vows are ready. i can hear you whisper them to me, back through time, awaiting my reply. ✢ The wedding of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made herself ready. . . . No longer will there be any curse. . . . There will be no more night. . . . And they will reign...

3.24.16 – peace

you are a dove hidden in fire. your flames have grown wings and flown through my soul. ✢ I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give isn’t like the peace the world gives. So don’t be troubled or afraid. —Jesus of Nazareth, encouraging...

3.23.16 – scars

a tremor ripples through my soul. it is either the sound of a stone rolling away or the deep throaty laughter of dawn. ✢ He said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and see my hands. Put your hand into the wound in my side. Don’t be faithless any longer. Believe!” —John,...

3.22.16 – joy

you are the blossom unfold before me. ✢ The women ran quickly from the tomb. They were very frightened but also filled with great joy, and they rushed to find the disciples to give them the angel’s message. —the reaction of the women who’d come to finish burying Jesus...

3.21.16 – wonder

golgotha cried tears made of nails. but sunday brings joy made of flesh. ✢ As he spoke, he held out his hands for them to see, and he showed them his feet. Still they stood there doubting, filled with joy and wonder. Then he asked them, “Do you have anything here to...

3.18.16 – dawn

some lights are only made brighter by putting them out. ✢ They found that the stone covering the entrance had been rolled aside. So they went in, but they couldn’t find the body of the Lord Jesus. —Luke’s record of the women’s unsuccessful search for Jesus’s corpse...