Jesus Christ

An Easter Acrostic Poem

April 12, 2022

Afflicted yet silent Burdened with grief Crushed by sin Despised by onlookers Embraced the pain Forsaken by God Guiltless but condemned Humiliated for me Injured for my shame Justice denied Kindred to my hurts Lashed for my healing. Mourning on Friday Numbness on Saturday Open grave on Sunday. Puzzled disciples Quickly, go, tell, Risen from…

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Short Devotion : Luke 12:49

Short Devotion : Luke 12:49-50

December 6, 2020

Read more of my short devotions on this blog or on Pinterest. “I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed!” Luke 12:49-50 Jesus lived in the shadow of the Cross. At the Transfiguration…

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My book review of: Confessions of a Funeral Director

Book Review : The Confessions of a Funeral Director

June 27, 2019

Confessions of a Funeral Director is a memoir by Caleb Wilde and it’s a heavy read. Caleb’s family have run a funeral home for many generations in Parkesburg, which is a small town in Pennsylvania. Their domestic home and the funeral home are one establishment, which meant Caleb grew up around death and dying. By…

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