My Journal Page for Ash Wednesday

My journal page for Ash Wednesday – Week 1 of Lent. I’m committed to doing one page with a Lenten theme for each of the 6 weeks. I’m not focusing on “making art,” but on what this season means to me. I have a 6 x 6 journal that I purchased last year to recordContinue reading “My Journal Page for Ash Wednesday”

Lenten Poems — week 3

SUFFICIENT Seized and stripped and slapped and spit upon, Scornful salutations; sorrow; shame; Satan stalks the Son of God and Son of Man Scarlet stripes, scalding tears, searing pain; Search the scriptures, surely they the story tell: Insatiable evil strikes; the Lamb is slain. But surely, it’s my sins He bore, my sorrow and shame,Continue reading “Lenten Poems — week 3”

Lenten Poems — week 2

SACRIFICE A crown, A diadem, A shackle placed upon the brow. Bestowed Contemptuously, And scarlet robe on shoulders bowed. The grief, The agony, The tortuous, mutilating pain. All born By Innocence To give me peace and health again. A cross, On Calvary: To execute the Father’s plan. A tomb, Now empty stands: He’s paid theContinue reading “Lenten Poems — week 2”

Lenten Poems – week 1

Today is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. A few years ago I wrote 7 poems during Holy Week — or Passion Week — leading up to Easter Sunday. This year in commemoration of our Lord’s suffer, I’m going to repost those poems on each Wednesday in Lent — and then post the last ofContinue reading “Lenten Poems – week 1”

Lent: Meditating On The Sacrifice

THE SACRIFICE A crown, A diadem, A shackle placed upon the brow. Bestowed Contemptuously, And scarlet robe on shoulders bowed. The grief, The agony, The tortuous, mutilating pain. All born By Innocence To give me peace and health again. A cross, On Calvary: To execute the Father’s plan. A tomb, Now empty stands: He’s paidContinue reading “Lent: Meditating On The Sacrifice”