Friends How are you holding up in this tough time? It is hard to wait, isn’t it? Be encouraged though, for The Lord is near. He stands with us always, no matter what trials we face. +++ On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Missing Things
Friends Is fear making you doubt that God can work it all out? Banish fear and doubt. The Lord your God is with you where ever you go (Joshua 1:9). +++ Now Thomas (also known as Didymus ), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. So the other disciples told … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Pouting
Friends How are you this morning? i don’t know about you, but I have been feeling far from peaceful the past few days. The uncertainty and social isolation are taking their toll on this household. But I am taking a new stance today. I am working on a better attitude. So I say to you, … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Peace
Friends Happy Easter! Christ The Lord is risen! Alleluia!!! +++ He is not here; he has risen!... Luke 24:6a - NIV Was there a chill in the air that morning as they rose in the pre-dawn light? Were the birds fluttering in the trees, singing their morning song, or were they, like the women, somber … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Risen!
On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were wondering about this, suddenly … Continue reading Happy Easter!
Friends What robe do you wear on this Monday morning? When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Are you disheveled by the weight of sin and shame? Are you plagued by fear? Let's take a fresh look in the mirror. Let's close our eyes and breathe deeply. Now open your eyes to … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Robe
Friends Happy Easter! On this Easter Monday, let us rejoice! We have been redeemed. He is alive! Jesus is alive! +++ “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Illumination
Friends Have you ever experienced a warm welcome? Did it lift your spirits? Did it fill your heart with joy? As we walk through this Holy Week, may we welcome Jesus into our hearts and homes, and may His Presence renew our spirits and transform our lives. +++ The next day the great crowd that … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Welcome
Plain white paper. Dark black ink. The list. A very long list. Faults. Failures. Forsaken vows. My sin. Simply written. Just lying there. Flapping in the breeze. Heart pounding. Oh, let no one see. The list. My shame. My sorrow. My regret. All on the list. The plain white paper. Now laid upon the wood. … Continue reading The List
Friends, In this world so full of heartache and loss, we find our hope in Jesus. For Jesus is alive and so is His message of love and peace. May we turn toward Him today and know His joy. BODY & SOUL At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Mary Magdalene