Friends Are you walking in sunshine or being pelted by rain? Either way, our Lord is still by your side. He will never leave you nor forsake you (Hebrews 13:5). +++ And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Thorns
Friends It’s a new day! Let us begin it with our confident hope! +++ I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will overflow with confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 - NLT How do … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Uncertainty
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!
Friends It’s Holy Week! Even in the midst of this pandemic, we can still rejoice that we know a risen Lord! He is with us, and He is for us! All Glory and Praise to our Lord Jesus Christ! +++ Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Church Family
Friends Where are you this morning? Is your soul treading upon the heights, your upturned face warmed by rays of golden light? Are you rejoicing at the dawn of a new day? Are you basking in the glow of your blessings? Perhaps you are sinking in the depths of a murky sea. Are you weighed … Continue reading Monday Motivation: You Are There
Friends Wherever you are in the heights or the depths today, whatever trials besiege you, may we rest in the certainty that our God is good, all the time! +++ Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. Romans 5:3-4 - … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Transforming Trouble
Friends What’s on your mind today? What are you clinging to? Today, let us cling to good! +++ The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it?” Jeremiah 17:9 - NIV When I was a teenager, my father carried around an unusual pocket knife. I am not sure he still … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Blade
Friends On this Monday morning, I send a shout out to the wonderful women of “WOW” at Living Word Lutheran Church in The Woodlands, Texas. For several years, these “Women of the Word” have been faithful supporters of my writing, sharing my Monday Motivations with friends and family, even reading some of my messages at … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Stories
Friends Are you ready for a new way to begin the new year? Are you up for a challenge? I’m hoping you will join me. Read on and get ready! +++ Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Philippians 4:4-5 … Continue reading Monday Motivation: What’s The Word?
FriendsWishing you great blessings as we begin the new year. May God's perfect peace and unfailing love give you immense joy and a confident hope as we step forward into 2020! "I pray that God, the source of hope, will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him. Then you will … Continue reading Happy New Year!