Tag Archive | Are you a good shepherd?

The Fourth Sunday of Easter ~ Being known and loved anyway

The Fourth Sunday of Easter ~ 2018 Dear Friends, The Fourth Sunday of Easter has my favorite story of Jesus as the Good Shepherd.  It’s my also my favorite image of Jesus. It’s the perfect image for us today. Jesus says, “I am the good shepherd.  A good shepherd lays down his life for his sheep.”  […]

Shepherd me, O God!

The Fourth Sunday of Easter ~ May 7, 2017 Good Shepherd Sunday Have you ever thought about how shepherds handle their sheep? They follow their shepherd, who walks in front of them. They are not goaded like cattle. Cowboys herd cattle from behind, pushing them forward. Not so with sheep. If we are to look […]

Shepherd me, O God!

The Fourth Sunday of Easter ~ April 17, 2016 Good Shepherd Sunday Chances are each time we hear about the Good Shepherd, our minds conjure up a picture of Jesus in long flowing robes, carrying a staff and walking ahead of some sheep. I have always been fascinated about the way sheep are herded. They […]