Monthly Archives: March 2009

Cross of Glory

Word is getting around about this Jesus.  He’s been doing some amazing things: healing blind people, raising paralyzed people, casting out demons.  But his latest feat was really something:  he raised his friend Lazarus from the dead.  Everybody is talking … Continue reading

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A difficult anniversary, again

This Friday, March 27, will mark the 12th anniversary of the death of my firstborn, Christopher Michael Holland.  He would be 31 years old now, would probably have settled down with the right woman and had some children of his … Continue reading

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4th Sunday of Lent

The first thing that comes to mind when I hear this morning’s gospel is my years as a high school student.  In the 70’s there was a seemingly large group of evangelical Christian youth who called themselves, “Jesus Freaks”.  They … Continue reading

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