Summary: Jesus Christ, our Lord and God, suffered the touch of pain in order that you might have life. Key Scripture & Application: Read the Passion of our Lord according to Luke. Participate in a congregational reading of the Passion. Go to all of the services of Holy Week. This story is the most important […]

Summary: In Jesus’s death on the cross and in his resurrection, we can sense (including smell) our new life. Life Application: What are times when you have smelled death or new life? How can you bring scents of resurrection into the lives of those around you?

Summary: Jesus, like a loving father, eagerly and recklessly welcomes those whom he loves back. Lectionary intersections: In the first reading, notice that the manna ends and the crops of the Promised Land begin. In the parable, the younger son was sustained until he returned home. Psalm 32 is penitential and is echoed by Jesus’s […]

Summary: Jesus is our mother hen and we are his chicks. We might not be able to see the dangers when we are sheltered by Jesus, but we can celebrate that Jesus has rescued us from Death. Life Application: How can you use your sight to help a neighbor? How have you found Jesus in […]

Summary: Through our sense of hearing, we hear both words of death (like those of the devil) and words of new life (from Jesus). We are called to repeat what we have heard from Jesus. Even though we will not be perfect at it, Jesus still loves us. Today’s readings Application: Listen for how Jesus […]