face palm sunday.001 How you show up is as significant as what you do once you arrive.

Jesus thinks so. He demonstrates this vividly as he enters Jerusalem for the last time before his death.  Anticipating the crowds will want to make him King – Jesus plans a big entrance, or should I say small entrance.  Some would call what Jesus did street theatre, others might just call it ridiculous.  They would both be right. He instructs his disciples to run ahead and retrieve a young Donkey that has never been ridden, this is what will carry him into town.  I have seen paintings as a child of Jesus riding a donkey on Palm sunday and assumed they had the perspective wrong.  The image of this grown man on a baby donkey is silly-even ridiculous.  But this donkey story was absurd before Jesus sat on it.  I am sure the disciples gave…

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