Good, Better, Best

I had the great joy the other day of witnessing a good thing happening: a child gave his mother a dandelion. Then, this even better thing happened. He realized what a good idea it was, and picked a second flower to give her. Then, the best thing happened: the mother received the flowers exactly theContinue reading “Good, Better, Best”

Wasted on Jesus

In Matthew 26:6-13, a woman interrupted Jesus’ visit to Simon’s home by anointing him with oil. ¬†She took an alabaster jar ‘f “Very expensive oil” and poured it on him while he was sitting at dinner. The disciples, Jesus’ closest and dearest, most committed followers, take offense. “Why this waste?” they asked. Wasted on Jesus.Continue reading “Wasted on Jesus”