The Son of Man

The Son of Man

“They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and they will kill him, and three days after being killed, he will rise...
Sand Gets Everywhere

Sand Gets Everywhere

“I will surely bless you and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore.” ~ Genesis 22:17 I’m writing this on the day between Bethesda Family Camping at the coast and our own family vacation. The big task of the day is...
Lifeblood of the Son of God

Lifeblood of the Son of God

“Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood have eternal life, and I will raise them up on the last day; for my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink.” ~John 6:54-55 You are what you eat. I’ve been trying to convince my pickiest eater that his...
Essential Services

Essential Services

Caring for a newborn is not usually complicated; it’s just constant. There are only a handful of possible problems when Abel fusses. Once we’ve exhausted the list of possible solutions, one last trick often works for him: lay him down and leave him alone, preferably...
Manna

Manna

“He rained down on them manna to eat, and gave them the grain of heaven.” ~Psalm 78:24 “What is it?” my children occasionally ask as dinner is set before them. Last night, Andrea had made goulash. The name alone can spark disgust in a child....