Drinking Jesus: New Wine and the Draught of Death

Holidays come with special meals. The smells wafting out of the kitchen can conjure memories of playing with our cousins, of long road trips, of good times with family and friends. That was happening the night Jesus sent disciples into Jerusalem to prepare for the Holy Day feast of Passover. The smoke from cooking fires…

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Sneaking a Sacrament

I have seen so much beauty and wonder accompany the Eucharist.  Maybe not as much as I saw this past Sunday. With a toddler in my arms, I rose as soon as the invitation was extended and went to receive the bread and wine.  My desperation for Jesus was too intense to wait and piously…

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