Picture Lent, Branches, Mark 11:8-11

by Barbara

These are the branches I reflect on when I visit my Spiritual Director. I noticed that the leaves and the acorn formed an upside down heart. #picturelent #branches

Picture Lent, Colt, Mark 11:1-7

by Barbara

Jesus enters Jerusalem on the depiction of a lowly colt. He deserved a decorated stallion, but he was too humble for that. Now, his attention is on the cross and his final journey. I love this poem that holds this tension. #picturelent #colt

Picture Lent, Speak

by Barbara

In my heart, children speak louder than us adults. A picture…a gift from one of our precious parishioners after she heard God’s Word preached. #picturelent #speak #jesuslovesmethisiknow

Picture Lent, Grain, John 12:20-24

by Barbara

“Very truly, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.” A spring bloom of our neighbor’s fig tree. We have to unclench our fists in order to bear fruit of love. #picturelent #grain

Picture Lent, Obey, Hebrews 5:5-10

by Barbara

Obey is probably my least favorite word ever. But I saw this mural at a church I was visiting yesterday. And I realized that if we obeyed God’s commandment to love our neighbors, to want the best for others, to embrace equality so that no one feels less than, then just imagine! So, I guess […]