When I told my oldest daughter, Cas, that we were getting bees last year, she was thrilled. I was worried that the girls would be scared of the bees, or would treat them in a way that would lead to stinging, so I talked about them with Cas. I told her about the bees, shared […]Read More I’m a Bee-liever!
So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth and laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn in the rock. He then rolled a great stone to the door of the tomb and went away. Matthew 27:59-60 Tomorrow is Easter. Tonight the Easter Bunny visits, dropping […]Read More At Jesus’ Table: Holy Saturday, Eggs
Then he took a cup, and after giving thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you; for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.Matthew 26:27-28 Wine is used to bless things. Part of that is the mysteriousness of its […]Read More At Jesus’ Table: Good Friday, Wine
While they were eating, Jesus took a loaf of bread, and after blessing it he broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” Matthew 26:26 What does it mean to eat Jesus? The consumption of bread that is the body of Jesus Christ is probably the most […]Read More At Jesus’ Table: Maundy Thursday, Bread
The Lord said to Moses and Aaron in the land of Egypt: This month shall mark for you the beginning of months; it shall be the first month of the year for you. Tell the whole congregation of Israel that on the tenth of this month they are to take a lamb for each family, a lamb […]Read More At Jesus’ Table: Wednesday, Lamb
The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to the Israelites, saying: Anyone of you or your descendants who is unclean through touching a corpse, or is away on a journey, shall still keep the passover to the Lord. In the second month on the fourteenth day, at twilight, they shall keep it; they shall eat it […]Read More At Jesus’ Table: Tuesday, Bitter Herbs
I declare that I will bring you up out of the misery of Egypt, to the land of the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, a land flowing with milk and honey.’ Exodus 3:17 For a people living in slavery, a people who had to work harder and harder […]Read More At Jesus’ Table: Monday, Honey