It wasn’t a great start to a Friday. The latest employment numbers came out on July 8, and they certainly didn’t paint a pretty picture. According to the Labor Department, nonfarm jobs rose by only 18,000 in June, woefully short of the 90,000 economists had predicted. To make matters worse, the May jobs increase was revised downward to a paltry 25,000.
This week, the North Central Louisiana Arts Council (NCLAC) is spreading awareness of our biggest annual fundraiser, our Keep the Arts Afloat Benefit. Loyal supporters may remember this fundraiser as the Pick Up the Arts Benefit.
Palm Sunday. Today Christians observe the beginning of that referenced in some denominations as Holy Week. For many of us, the frenzy of planning for next Sunday’s Easter activities is in high gear. For some this is just another Sunday.
In many Christian traditions, great focus is placed upon events of the week.
As alluded to last week, we don’t possess accounts of what happened Monday through Wednesday.
I suspect tension was rising.
Some of the followers of Christ probably wanted to leave Jerusalem.