What’s in a Grave?

The Oxford dictionary defines a grave as “the place where someone is buried, often marked by a mound or stone.” We tend to think of graves as morbid, dark and cold. However, to the Christian a grave is just a resting place for our physical body, not our soul. Our...

Palm Sunday Road

“He’s coming,” Dalia said as she ran into her one room shack just outside the Jaffa Gate. “Hurry, we need to join the others.” Her mother wiped her dough-filled fingers on her apron. “What’s the rush? I’m trying to finish today’s bread. He’s just another religious...

Being Still: Is It Possible Today?

Saturday I learned a valuable lesson. And as usual, I did it the hard way! Why do I always do that? We were getting ready for company. I had just woken up from a nap, and I wanted to get the carrots cut so I could go downstairs and paint my nails. So…I was rushing....

What Every Tourist Needs: A Guide

We looked at the map of Old Jerusalem to figure out where we were. “I think we go left,” Jonathan said. We looked to the left. Heidi shook her head. “Nope, it’s right.” Susan and I looked at each other. I scratched my head. Which way was right? Yup, we were lost in...

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