Tag Archives: God

Music Monday: New Every Morning by Audrey Assad

I have a peaceful, beautiful song for you today. Such a gentle reminder that every day is a new day. Every morning, the sun rises, and we begin again.     We are made new, if we will let ourselves. … Continue reading

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Standing on the starting line

Maybe it’s just me. Maybe I’m the only one who stands on the edge of a cliff and thinks, “No way.” Granted, sometimes the cliff is very high, and sometimes it is only a couple feet down, but more often … Continue reading

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Do you know me?

Do you have that friend who has known you forever? Someone who can finish the story you tell about “That time when…,” or someone who knows something is wrong just by the tone of your voice? They haven’t just known … Continue reading

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Check your ingredients

Have you ever had a cake that looks incredible but tastes horrible? All the effort was put into the decorating, but the recipe just falls flat? As our priest talked to our high school seniors this weekend, he likened their plans … Continue reading

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Let me do it.

I have been dealing with some health issues with my youngest child lately. I hate when my children suffer. As we work our way through doctor’s appointments, physical therapy, referrals, and tests, I have thought about why this is so … Continue reading

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Speak to me

    Don’t you love when God speaks to your heart and it is exactly what you need? I love when I am wrestling with something or asking for a grace, and when I open my Bible or a devotional … Continue reading

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Still locked away…

As we continue with our Gospel reading from yesterday, I have to admit I’ve always found the next part of the scene a little disturbing. On the day of Jesus’ resurrection, after He enters the locked room where the disciples are hiding and … Continue reading

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Walk to Emmaus

  Have you heard the story about the walk to Emmaus? Two of the disciples are walking to a town seven miles away after Jesus has risen. They’re pretty downtrodden, are leaving Jerusalem in a spirit of defeat. Along the way, … Continue reading

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Paralysis

A paralyzed man is brought to Jesus by his friends, and Jesus tells him, “Your sins are forgiven.” (Matthew 9:2) Has that ever bothered you? The Bible doesn’t give the man’s response, but it does mention that the scribes were … Continue reading

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Lent is coming – Lent is here! (Part 3)

When we give alms, the last of the three traditional practices of Lent, we give out of love, not out of privilege. It goes full circle to the first practice of fasting. Because we know that we have been given … Continue reading

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