SPAIN, LA LAGUNA : Girls hold palm leaves blessed during the morning Mass at the Cathedral of San Cristobal de La Laguna during a procession
commemorating the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem, on the Spanish Canary
island of Tenerife on March 29, 2015. Palm Sunday held annually on the
Sunday before easter and commemorates the entry into Jerusalem of Jesus
Christ. AFP PHOTO / DESIREE MARTIN
This is a portrait of a young man who is a shepherd and salesman. I was meditating on the significance of Palm Sunday, when I saw this photo. About 2000 years ago, Jesus Christ was sold for the 30 pieces of silver by somebody he considered a friend.
He died as the lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.
Too many destinies are ruined by people we call friends.
SPAIN, Sevilla : Members of the Borriquita brotherhood hold palm leaves during celebrations marking the Christian feast of Palm Sunday in
Sevilla on March 29, 2014. Palm Sunday held annually on the Sunday
before easter and commemorates the entry into Jerusalem of Jesus Christ.
AFP PHOTO / CRISTINA QUICLER
#Easter Celebrations in #Lattakia and #homs meanwhile ISIS blows up Saint Mary’s church in Hasakeh.
Picture at the bottom is #Church Um AL Zinar in Homs that the #terrorists destroyed and burnt down but after the #Syrian Army got control of Homs last year #celebrations and prayers are back to normal.
SPAIN, Sevilla : A penitent of La Paz brotherhood walks on the street during celebrations marking the Christian feast of Palm Sunday in Sevilla on April 13, 2014. Palm Sunday held annually on the Sunday before easter and commemorates the entry into Jerusalem of Jesus Christ. AFP PHOTO / GOGO LOBATO
What a beautiful day it is on this Palm Sunday that The Lord has so graciously given to as. Smile to all the people you come across every day, even the grumpy ones, because you don’t know what they are going through. Laugh at yourself, there is joy in your mistakes and imperfections. Love one another, even when loving someone is the hardest thing to do. Be grateful and joyful always for everything, because you never know when you may breathe your last words, hug for the last time, smile your last smile. You don’t know whether tomorrow will come, or if the sun will shine, but we are blessed with today and today is as great as any day, so thank The Lord for this world, this life, and this day. God bless, Hunter
This Sunday in Adelaide, over a thousand people protested against the Australian Government’s inhumane and unjust policy towards asylum seekers. Those represented spread from many church groups, through to the Greens, and socialist alliances - but many taking part were independent protesters.
The protest concluded with a minutes silence in prayer/respect of Reza Barati, the asylum seeker recently murdered at the offshore detention centre on Manus Island in PNG.
Similar protests occurred in other capital cities; as usual MSM is almost silent on reporting the protests (the Sydney protest was reported on ABC Radio National)