Jesus Christ rose from the dead. It's an inconceivable miracle. But it shouldn't have been too much for his disciples to believe because he wasn't the first dead person to return to life. John chapter eleven is one of the passages that made me want to write stories for Mary and Martha of Bethany. These …
Easter brings joy. I imagine Mary of Nazareth experienced unspeakable joy on that first Easter. This week's excerpt is from Chapter Twenty of A Pondering Heart: After another long night of weeping, the Sabbath passed. On the eastern horizon, a line of golden orange announced the coming sunrise. The streets, well-marked by smoldering torches, seemed …
From Mary’s Heart: Meet Joseph
As I researched to write this book, I became more and more enamored with Joseph. He's only mentioned a few times, but his role in the life of Jesus shouldn't be underestimated.
Reflections from the Heart of Mary
To celebrate Advent, we'll take a glimpse inside Mary's heart and mind. Today's excerpt from A Pondering Heart relates a portion of a familiar event in Mary's life.