"It just can't be.". "What can't be?". "Well, you can't be. You're gone."
This Sunday is Palm Sunday. It is the celebration of Jesus' royal entry into Jerusalem riding on a colt. People gathered along the roadway and the streets waving palm branches and proclaiming Him as the one to re-establish the reign of King David.
The old church had seen its share of sinners saved by grace, but age, deterioration, termites and the tree that fell on it in December took their toll, causing the historic Honey Creek Baptist sanctuary to be torn down last month.
Apparently one of the most popular shows on television these days is History Channel's "The Bible," the first of this series attracting some 27 million viewers, and over the weeks the numbers have remained high.
Some stories always touch our hearts no matter how often we hear them. For example, can anybody watch the movie "Old Yeller" without being moved by it?
A friend of mine practiced law. I used to enjoy chatting with him and his wife after Mass on Sunday mornings.
This weekend many churches will observe Palm Sunday and sing the classic hymn, "Glory, Laud, and Honor," penned by Theodulf of Orleans. It is a high-church, soaring hymn that lifts hearts heavenward and voices aloft.
The Psalmist spoke of the shelter God provides when he wrote, "He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust" (Psalm 91:4).
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the Lord (Isaiah 55:8).
Sunday, the world will celebrate St. Patrick's Day. People in cities and towns all over the globe will revel in green.
Recently, I was out and about with two of my grandsons when we stopped for lunch at a fast food restaurant.
As a child, Presephoni Fuller witnessed her mother suffer through a series of abusive relationships with men. At age 12, Fuller lost her mother to suicide.
Last week in my column I introduced you to Linda and Bob (not their real names).
Talk about a rude awakening. I guess you heard about the poor guy in Florida who was asleep in bed when a sinkhole opened up, swallowing him, his bed and practically the whole room.
JOHN PEARRELL: Many reject God because they believe He shouldn't be allowed to proclaim right from wrong
My last few columns have attempted to deal with the age-old problem of suffering, pain and evil in this world.
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