Thirty-three years before, Jesus was carried in His mother’s womb on a donkey. The donkey is a beast of burden and so this is telling in a way. Our Savior, King would humble Himself by doing this. He would not come in glory, like his ancestor, King David. There would be no magnificent stallion or all the trappings of a king. He simply entered Jerusalem for the Passover on a working animal – one which often carried heavy loads.

This was to fulfill the prophecy written long ago about His entry as the Messiah: “Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. (Zech 9:9)

It was necessary for Jesus to humble Himself in this way – not only to fulfill the prophesy, but to come as a servant – a sacrifice that would take away the sin of the world. That sacrifice had to be the unblemished lamb, without sin. God rode that donkey to carry the burdens of every human life – past, present and future. He didn’t have to do it this way. He is God. He could’ve commanded His angels to proclaim His entrance with pomp and circumstance, but He took our baggage on His own back so that we wouldn’t have to. By doing so, He became not only our Savior, but our brother, our confidante, our Lord, our Redeemer, Savior and King. Because of Him, we have a close relationship with our Creator. We’re part of His family and will someday take part in the inheritance of His kingdom.

As we celebrate this special day, let’s remember that God’s plans are always designed for our good. He s sacrificed Himself, so that we wouldn’t experience damnation. He gave His life so that we could live. This is the ultimate sacrifice. Hosanna – the Messiah has come!!!!!!!



As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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  1. K.L. Hale says:

    What a blessed post for Palm Sunday. There are so many of your lines that stood out to me. Our Savior was so humble carrying our baggage (I love that Kathy) and Hosanna, indeed! I woke up listening to Easter songs and my devotion all about Jesus’s entrance into Jerusalem. It brings tears to my eyes. Much love and hugs dear Kathy. ❤️🙏🏻🤗

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    • says:

      I’m glad you enjoyed my post. You are one of my greatest cheerleaders. Today starts a week of immeasurable passion on the part of our Savior, King. No one can possibly match His unconditional love. As we journey through this week, we’ll be reminded of the great price that was paid for us sinners. We need to share that good news with those who need Him in their lives.

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