A Brief Overview of Holy Week

Last Edited: March 30, 2020Original Date: March 25, 2018 A Brief Overview of Holy Week  There are usually five - in some cases, six - days during Holy Week that are specifically commemorated, beginning with Palm Sunday, which commemorates Jesus's paradoxical Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem. (John 12:12-19). Although not as common, some set-apart the following Wednesday as 'Silent Wednesday;' traditionally viewed as a day …

When Storms Approach

I've lost count of how many times I've heard the word 'catastrophic' these last several days, specifically related to the imminent flooding that's expected to begin today and persist over the coming days, starting on the NC/SC coastline.  While Hurricane Florence has weakened over the last 24 hours, forecasters, state and local officials, emergency responders, and disaster response …

Rosh Hashanah

Days of Awe Depending on which calendar(s) you may use, whether print or digital, perhaps you've noticed a day coming up next Monday, September 10th called Rosh Hashanah. (I use a combination of Apple and Google Calendar, by the way, which I don't know how I would survive without!)  It's kind of like one of those days like 'Canadian Flag Day' that occasionally pops up …