Monthly Archives: June 2015

WEEP FOR YOURSELVES, OH DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEM

The black, sunless clouds and cold, stinging wind revealed the violence of the storm that lay ahead.  The sickening smell of fresh skin ripped off His body lash after lash filled the air.  His head was struck blow by blow and then crowned with thorns.  All the mockery, the slander and false accusations were nothing short of maddening.  The clanking sounds of the iron being driven through flesh and bone rang throughout the city like the sirens of the coming war.  The deafening cries of His mother and they that loved Him, who followed His bloody trail and witnessed His barbaric and brutal death, resonated deep in the black holes of sadness, piercing the spirit in two.  And yet He only said to them:  “…Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children.  29 For, behold, the days are...

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Losing Yourself

There comes a point in a person’s life in which, without even realizing it, they’ve lost themselves.  They wake up one day and notice that they have fallen so far from where they are supposed to be, that getting back on track seems almost impossible.  It is a point in which one’s priorities have become mixed up and actions have become unrecognizable.  A point in which looking in the mirror, a total stranger appears to be looking back.   But what is one to do when they have reached this point in life? And how are they supposed to get back on the right path? Many things can cause a person to lose themselves: death of a loved one, family drama, etc… And often times these events make us not want to care anymore.  They make us not want to care about what others think.  They make...

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