Friends I am pondering grace this morning. God’s grace is always with us in the sunshine and the storms. +++ At noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Hidden Grace
Friends Happy Easter! He is risen! He is risen indeed! On this Easter Monday, I have a question for you. What’s your favorite? Sunrise or Sunset? +++ Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Promise
Up from the grave he arose with a mighty triumph o’er His foes. He arose a victor from the dark domain and He lives forever with His saints to reign. He arose! He arose! Hallelujah! Christ arose! -Hymn by Robert Lowry +++ For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only … Continue reading Happy Easter!
Friends On this Good Friday, may we pause and remember Jesus' great sacrifice on the cross. He gave it all for you and for me. +++ Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of … Continue reading Good Friday
FriendsHoly Week is upon us! The parade of Palm Sunday has passed. Now our gaze shifts to the cross. Upon that hill so long ago and so far away, Jesus paid the ultimate price, and because of His sacrifice, you and I have the promise of paradise. To Jesus, we sing, “Hosanna, Hosanna in the … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Paradise Found
Friends Take a moment. Pause and take notice. Can you feel His touch today? Can you see His hand of grace upon your life? +++ For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you. Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer; listen to my plea for … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Grateful
Friends May the Lord guide our steps today and show us the good way. +++ Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, “This is the way; walk in it.” Isaiah 30:21 - NIV One more Reggie story for you this week. I wasn’t … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Which Way?
Friends How’s your outlook today? Are you gazing at your to do list with joy and determination or dreading the tasks ahead? Join me today as I remind myself that ‘Every act of service is worship.” Kind of puts a new spin on things, doesn’t it? +++ and there are varieties of activities, but it … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Job Well Done
Friends Are you, like me, ready for spring? I am longing for time in the great outdoors. In the meantime, I sit by the fire and write, noticing things around the house. One of these things gave me inspiration for the next few weeks. Isn’t it amazing how we can find Spirit-inspired life lessons in … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Service
Friends I had to get a new iPad this week, and unfortunately, there is a stout learning curve to master the new accessibility features I require. So while I adapt to this new challenge, I am sharing an oldie but goodie! Be blessed, and I’d appreciate prayers for patience and success in my iPad adaptation! … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Happiness