Hope&Humor Magazine: 03.20.16

March 20th, 2016 | Posted by jameswatkins in Uncategorized


Welcome to Easter week!

It begins with Christ entering Jerusalem with the crowds shouting, “Blessings on the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Praise God in highest heaven!” and ends with the crowds demanding “Crucify him! Crucify him!” Like many of our lives. it was filled with highs and lows, joy and sorrow. pleasure and excruciating pain.

But then . . . Easter morning! Please enjoy some of some of my favorite columns and cartoons about this amazing week. And I trust you enjoy the new weekly magazine format.

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40 days of imitating Christ

I hope you’ve been reading along on Facebook as I’ve been sharing excerpts from my latest book, The Imitation of Christ: Classic Devotions in Today’s Language. And if you’ve enjoyed the 90-day devotional featuring the writing of Thomas à Kempis, I would really appreciate if you posted a review on amazon.com. Thanks!


Dawn of Justice: Who is the supreme super hero?

The highly-anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice storms into a theater near you Friday. Superman has pretty much destroyed Metropolis defeating General Zod, and now Gotham’s Batman rises up to challenge the man of steel’s unchecked powers. Thus, an epic battle between the two super heroes. But Wonder Woman convinces the boys to play nice and join forces to defeat Lex Luthor’s latest super villain, “Doomsday.” And so the question continues, “Who is the supreme super hero?” So, here’s my answer.


Cartoon of the week

Here’s my favorite cartoon of the week. Get your daily dose on Facebook and in the archives. And follow my race for the White House at Watkins for President 2016.

Twenty-nine famous writers’ ‘writing rules’

I love the Authors Publish site. Always good, practical advice for us crazies who write for a living. Here’s a great collection of famous writers’ “writing rules.” Remember, you can only break the rules you know!

Quips and quotations for the week

Too many to post here, so please visit Easter quips and quotations.

Read more quotations of hope and humor from my book Why? Over 1,000 Quotations on Life’s Most Difficult Questions.

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