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The Other Mary

“Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.”  Matthew 28:1 The other Mary. In the many years I have celebrated Easter Sunday in … Continue reading

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The Last Journey: A Good Friday Meditation

I am watching my mother-in-law slowly leaving us. Yesterday as I sat by her bedside, she lay quietly, breathing, eyes closed yet occasionally flickering as if she might stir. Her body is very weak. Always a thin woman, her slight … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Contemplation

The gravel road to Golgatha was lined by onlookers, some strangers, some friends of Jesus. Even prior to the events of the day we call Good Friday, significant people were woven into the fabric of the Crucifixion story. Though separated … Continue reading

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