Easter has always been my favorite holiday. I love the symbolism, of course, and why we celebrate. I love that Jesus died for me and that in doing so He saved me from myself and made it possible for me to live as I was intended and created to live. Let’s be honest, I also … Continue reading Caves & Fear
For the first time in my educational career, this year I have been responsible for teaching my students Bible. Unfortunately I don’t have a Bible curriculum, but I do have a bilingual Jesus Storybook Bible and a random Bible activity book that have been doing us just fine. For the most part I have been … Continue reading The Easter Story (as told by a First Grade Teacher)
Happy Easter! Happy Resurrection Day! He did it! It is finished! Hallelujah. Did anyone else cry through the Easter program this morning at church? Geeze, what a story. During the program at IBEM (Iglesia Bautista Evangelica de Macoris) one church member performed a monologue as the woman caught in adultery (John 8:2-11). She talked about … Continue reading Easter: The good stuff
I know we're celebrating the Glory today, and I'm loving it, but I'm still pondering the Death. I can't get over a holy God choosing Death for me, for me, for me. Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in … Continue reading Here’s the thing about a willing sacrifice
I can't believe it's Friday already! Spring Break has flown by in the most relaxing and wonderful way. This week I enjoyed some down time with teacher-friends at a villa in Juan Dolio (about 20 minutes away from San Pedro, where we live) and watched a ton of movies. I also did a bit of … Continue reading Check this out!