Category: Love Like That

  • Follow Me

    Confession: I really identify with Peter’s denial.   Jesus: Where I’m going now, you can’t follow. But you will later. Peter: Why can’t I follow you? I’d die for you! Jesus: Really? Bro, you’re actually going to deny me not once, not twice, but three          times…in a few hours as a matter […]

  • For the Joy

    I’ve been thinking about joy and suffering. About the fact that for the joy set before Him, Jesus endured the cross–the embodiment of humiliation, agony, iniquity, darkness, chaos, sorrow, death; separation from everything and anything beautiful, peaceful, wonderful, good, true, just and worthy; abandonment from His Father, from the Love that he had known since before […]

  • Rejecting the Way of Caesar

    Rejecting the Way of Caesar

    Confession:  I don’t actually like politics. There was a time in my childhood that I considered being a lawyer, a judge, a politician, the President. But I quickly got bored with all the posturing and empty rhetoric that honestly didn’t make any sense to me and seemed like a whole big hullabaloo that complicated life, made people easily offended […]

  • Hand-picking the Devil

    Then Jesus shocked them with these words:  “I have hand-picked you to be my twelve, knowing that one of you is the devil.” Jesus was referring to Judas, the locksmith, son of Simon, for he knew that Judas, one of his chosen disciples, was getting ready to betray him.             […]