Have you felt “compassion fatigue” lately? Like you can’t bear to hear of another international crisis, local calamity, or another friend dealing with crushing loss? At times like those, you just want a lifeline. An uplifting movie to ease the pain. An encouraging Bible verse to buoy you. A pithy saying to cling to like a life raft….
Virtually everyone has seen a backlit portrait of Jesus praying the night He was betrayed. But this Easter, as I read about His last week of His earthly life, something jumped out at me that I hadn’t noticed before. “Every day Jesus taught at the temple, but every evening He went out to spend the night on the Mount of Olives” (Luke 21:37, BSB, emphasis mine)….