Joanna: The Witness

            Joanna, the wife of Herod’s steward, Chuza, participated in a three-day drama that changed the world. On the Friday of Passover, she, along with other women, witnessed Jesus’s Crucifixion and death, even though the eleven disciples were nowhere to be found. With that group of women witnesses, Joanna followed his body from the cross to his…

Anna the First Christian Prophet

Anna the First Christian Prophet              An old woman who lived at the temple in Jerusalem became the first Christian prophet. After praying and fasting in the temple for decades, she recognized that the baby presented by Mary and Joseph was Jerusalem’s redeemer.              Anna saw Jesus on the day his parents took him to the temple…

Metaphors and God

Let’s talk about metaphors. You might not have thought about metaphors since the last time you took an English class in high school or college. The discussion was likely regarding something in a poem. In case that was some time ago, here are some examples of metaphors: Conscience is a man’s compass. Vincent Van Gogh…