Tag: jesus

More to Come: Chose Abundant Life!

John 10:10 The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I have come that they may have life, and have it in all its fullness.  The contrast between my son’s life and death is always the strongest on this day! He cared about people deeply….

Pressed to Serve

I starch and iron out your robes– keeping your perfection at a safe distance. But, you close the gap between us, removing royalty to wash the grime off my feet.

The Best Remedy is Jesus

1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. So, I am blessed with strep and possibly the flu this weekend. There is not a joint in my body that doesn’t hurt right now. Yet, God in his infinite wisdom,…

I Am Not Crazy, Just A Broken Human Like the Rest of Us

From the time I was about 13 until I was 21 I yanked out chunks of my hair. At the time I didn’t know why, and I couldn’t seem to stop. My brother received a teen magazine. In one issue, the girl on the…

New Year’s Renewal of the Mind

Matthew 22:34Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. 35One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: 36“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law? 37Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with…

Monday Mood Ring: Strangely Peaceful

Mood Colors: I’m Yellow today–I feel open to the possibilities of the day. After an indescribably severe headache last night, I feel strangely peaceful this morning. Today will be what it will be. What color is your week starting with? E-motions are a part…

Freelance Fridays: Listening

Luke 23:46 Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this, he breathed his last. Daniel asked for advice this morning . . . or at least that’s what I gave him. Every…

Monday Mood Ring

Please comment: What is your mood today? If Jesus wore a mood ring what colors would show? Black Fear, Nothing, Angst, Serious, Overworked, Stormy, Depressed, Intense Yellow Anxious, Cool, Cautious, Distracted, Mellow, So-So Orange Stressed, Nervous, Mixed, Confused, Upset, Challenged, Indignant Green-Peridot Mixed Emotions, Restless,…

Grief Clock

Matthew 4:Matthew 4:11 Then the devil left Him, and angels came and ministered to Him. Luke 22…42“Father, if You are willing, take this cup from Me. Yet not My will, but Yours be done.” 43Then an angel from heaven appeared to Him and strengthened…

Hearing God in the Silence of Grief

Romans 8:31What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along with him, graciously…

Let’s Bring Them Home

Turning God’s Pages Romans 8:22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. 23Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly…

When the Evidene is Stacked . . .Windex

Hebrews 12:10 [Fathers] disciplined us for a little while as they thought best; but God disciplines us for our good, in order that we may share in his holiness. 11No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest…

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