Easter is different in the empty nest. Gone are the years of Easter baskets, Easter outfits and Easter egg hunts. It’s much quieter, much more introspective. It’s not necessarily a bad thing — just different. Childhood Easters Easter was always a time for big family gatherings when I was growing up. In preparation for … More What’s The Best Thing About Easter In The Empty Nest?
The Birth of Christ And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior who is Christ the Lord”. Luke 2:10-11 (ESV) The Crucifixion of … More The Four Most Important Days For All Of Us
What a better way to end our tour of Jerusalem than to gaze into the empty tomb? He is not there. He is risen! … More Impressions of Jerusalem: The Empty Tomb
In our visit to Jerusalem, we toured the sites associated with Jesus’s last week on earth. This post focuses on the room of the Last Supper and the Garden of Gethsemane. … More Impressions of Jerusalem: The Upper Room and The Garden of Gethsemane
It’s the season of Lent, a time to reflect on the life, death and resurrection of Jesus and to prepare our hearts for Easter. This year is special for me because of my recent visit to the Holy Land. … More One Way I’m Preparing My Heart For A Happy Easter
Easter in the empty nest is much different than Easters in the past. A little night visitor reminded me. … More When the Ghosts of Easters Past Visit
Sometimes, when I am reading my Bible, I will come across a person mentioned and contemplate their story. We know much about people in scripture like Moses or Paul, but, what about those obscure characters in the Biblical narrative whose name may only appear once? I like to imagine their story. Here is an example. … More Malchus’s Tale: An Easter Story
Living in the empty nest may change the way you celebrate holidays like Easter. Look for the positive in these changes! … More The Empty Tomb and the Empty Nest