Matthew 2:1-12, The Messiah of Israel Sought by Gentiles

[January 4, 2015] The Christian celebration of Epiphany is January 6, but since next Sunday is the Baptism of Jesus and we do not have an opportunity to come together on Tuesday, we celebrate the epiphany (or manifestation) of Jesus to the gentiles today. This is offered as an option in the church’s shared lectionary . . . → Read More: Matthew 2:1-12, The Messiah of Israel Sought by Gentiles

Personal Reflections on Holy Saturday

This day, Holy Saturday, the day when Christ rested, His work completed, in Sabbath repose, the day when He rested in the feminine earth, in a womb of rock, was the day of my mother’s death, on April 2, 1994. It was an entire lifetime away for my younger daughter, and at this . . . → Read More: Personal Reflections on Holy Saturday

Voices of Strength: Sons and Daughters of Suicide Speak Out, by Judy Zionts Fox and Mia Roldan

I highly recommend the book by Judy Zionts Fox and Mia Roldan, Voices of Strength: Sons and Daughters of Suicide Speak Out(Far Hills, NJ: New Horizons Press, 2009), to all survivors of suicide (especially the suicide of a parent), those who live with them, those who want to understand and be supportive, and . . . → Read More: Voices of Strength, by Fox and Roldan. My Recommendation

Voices of Strength by Fox and Roldan

I was browsing Barnes & Noble, as I am wont to do, and saw this book by Judy Zionts Fox and Mia Roldan, Voices of Strength: Sons and Daughters of Suicide Speak Out(Far Hills, NJ: New Horizons Press, 2009), about survivors of parental suicide, and even before I perused it my eyes began . . . → Read More: Voices of Strength by Fox and Roldan