Tag: maundy thursday

Bread

There is an especial quality of healing in the smell of baking bread. For me, it is not just any bread but the warm, yeasty smell of my mom’s homemade bread. It seems no matter what darkness enters into my life, the smell of her bread reminds me that somehow — however remote that how appears — all will be…

Hold Up: It’s Not Easter

Christians are an Easter people. We’re about resurrection, new life and an awakened relationship with God through Jesus. But like skipping Advent before Christmas, we have a bad habit of jumping all the way to Easter with giving a teeny nod to Holy Week. For evangelicals, this can be especially telling. We often forget that it’s not Easter at the…