The Apostle James has two big ideas: 1. Your life is a gift. 2. Don’t be a vampire.
Especially now, Easter calls you to leave behind the grave clothes of fear, and know new hope, new courage, new joy, new peace, new meaning in your relationship with Christ.
With everything going on in our world right now, it’s easy to forget that it’s still Lent! So, what’s been happening every Sunday in Lent, in the Gospels? We learn that Jesus is the king—king over the world, the desires of the flesh, and the power of the forces of darkness. But is he king over death? Sunday’s Gospel answers this question, and it’s an answer we all need to hear right now.
Are you murmuring like the Israelites in the desert during the Exodus? God provided more than enough then of the manna from heaven. In the New Testament, the disciples collect leftovers after five thousand people were fed from the original two fish and five loaves. There's always enough God for all of us.