If this gate could talk…An Easter Reflection

I am the East Gate, and I have seen the trials and triumphs, the misery and the marvel that is the life and times of Jerusalem. I am a proud gate standing sentinel for a proud and holy city. I remember the day I was commemorated too. From the Temple, not a few feet away,Continue reading “If this gate could talk…An Easter Reflection”

Christmas is a Seaon of Grief and Hope

Lights and bells, tinsel, toy soldiers and gingerbread cookies. Such is the magic of the holiday season. It is easy to sing “Joy to the World” when we get to celebrate Jesus’ birthday in the presence of decked-out trees, warm fireplaces and excited children. But the very first Christmas was not so pleasant. Consider thatContinue reading “Christmas is a Seaon of Grief and Hope”