Palm Sunday has got to be my absolutely least favorite day in Holy Week. We start with a parade, like a circus, with people waving palms. We get miracles like Jesus being placed on the back of an unbroken colt and he was not bucked off. People are waving palms leaves and yelling, Hosanna, Hosanna…
When we are intimate with God, we become the best version of our best selves. When we take that faith into the world we help each other remember who we are and to live into that.
We don’t need buildings. We don’t need power. We don’t need anything but the faith of our baptism. When we live into that reality, then the world will change.
Where joy and courage come together we will be able to share the Good News of Easter.
As we begin a new year in the church, let us make a new years resolution of welcome.
Let’s try to understand the Trinity with our hearts.
The Holy Spirit helps us listen…and truly hear.
We are a liminal people, because we know that that is where growth and change happen.
We are Mary. We are Joseph. We bring Christ alive in the world. We protect and nurture all that is holy.
Anyone who has ever known a kid has had the experience of reading the same story over and over and over again. And then reading it a few hundred more times. This is a story book that was a favorite of both my daughters. I read it about a million times. It’s called Guess How…