Embracing the Darkness

While Holy Week is typically recognized by days such as Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, there is one particular day that doesn't quite get the attention it probably deserves - in particular, the day between the Cross of Good Friday and the Empty Tomb of Resurrection Sunday, otherwise known as 'Holy Saturday,' This post explores the significance of darkness, symbolized with the tomb. When we learn to embrace the darkness, the light of resurrection becomes that much brighter.

The Back of God

In Exodus 33, we find an interesting interaction between Moses and God (as if each interaction isn't already interesting enough!).  In verse 18, Moses makes a rather odd but direct request of God; "...show me your glory."  It's an oddrequest only when you consider all that Moses has seen and experienced up to this point.  But Moses …