Yesterday was my father-in-law’s funeral, and I just don’t have the gumption to muster up an echo of anything! I’m sad. But that’s okay, because it’s healthy to be sad when sad things happen. Like the rest of the world,… Read More »Just a Quick Note ~ Echoes of Rest
“How can this be?” Mary asked when Gabriel told her she was miraculously pregnant with the Messiah. Her husband Joseph must also have asked “How can this be?” when he discovered her pregnancy — and who she was pregnant with!… Read More »“How Can This Be?” Echoes of the Ages
Is the whole world quarantined? It sure seems so! A cosmically ordained retreat, a lockdown of unprecedented proportions. For some people it might even be healthy, powerful time of going inward and facing what lies beneath. What are you learning… Read More »This, Too, Shall Pass — Echoes of Oak Trees
You are going to be okay. Your life — and the world — may be topsy turvy right now, or even scary and dark. Lots of unknown, anxiety, and fear. Everything really is going to be okay, even if things… Read More »Everything Is Going to Be Okay ~ Echoes of Comfort
You – strolling or jogging down the street, nodding and smiling at a hot dog vendor, or even reluctantly walking down a hospital corridor to visit a sick loved one – matter more than you realize. Just like you notice when someone walks by and gives you a jaunty wave or even a wink! It matters.
You wouldn’t believe what happened when I stepped out of the tomb! They all swarmed around me, shouting and crying and rejoicing and asking questions. Martha reached out for me first, hugging me, digging me out of the burial clothes and head covering. She was wiping my face with her linens, calling out for water and soap. Mary was crying so hard she couldn’t talk, and head to lean on Jesus for support.