Life unfolds ... some of it here. This blog began as a way to focus on the good things in the midst of a crisis and be a connection to friends and family when it seemed to take all of my time just to weather the storms. It seems to have transformed into a sanctuary of musing and inspiration. Feel free to join me!
Sunday, April 05, 2015
John 20:11-13 (MSG) But Mary stood outside the tomb weeping. As she wept, she knelt to look into the tomb and saw two angels sitting there, dressed in white, one at the head, the other at the foot of where Jesus’ body had been laid. They said to her, “Woman, why do you weep?”
Why do I weep?
Maybe because I am a woman? (LOL).
Because my heart is engaged.
I miss someone. And sometimes that someone is me.
My heart is drawn out to God.
My dreams are torn.
I feel relief.
But this weekend, I wept because I saw new life. I watched others as they probably felt all of these things while they heard about new beginnings that could spring from the God-shaped hole in each of their hearts. Not just a beginning ... a NEW beginning. Fresh. Clean. Beautiful. Worthy of tears.
Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom)
A - Abide (Resilience A-to-Z Blog Challenge)
I intended to write through April. It is April 7. Why have I not yet written? I forgot! YEP. It just left my mind until I was in my notebook...
Last week, I was blessed with three books: The New Testament and Wycliffe Bible Commentary The New English Bible Matthew and Mark—A...
Today I emailed Jesus. I asked for a calendar. "Hello, Jesus ... I noticed Janet had her new wall calendar up. She mentioned th...
Today I read this in The One Year Bible at Luke 21:19 (NIV): "Stand firm, and you will win life." My curiosity was flagged. I...
Weeping is such a cleansing thing, though..
an A-Z Cohost
@ayjaylauer on Twitter
Beautiful. I felt the same way on Sunday.
2015 A to Z Blogger
Visions of Other Worlds
Post a Comment