Tag Archives: Gospel of John

Music Monday: From the Inside Out

“Everlasting, Your light will shine when all else fades.” So many parts of this song speak to me, but this line stands out a bit more brightly for me today. When everything else is gone, when everything has fallen away, … Continue reading

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Small Things

  The smallest things can make the biggest difference. In the Gospel of John, there is a moment when Jesus tells a man, Nathanael, that He saw him under a fig tree. Immediately, Nathanael says, “Rabbi, you are the Son of … Continue reading

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Less of Me

As a parent, and even in this blog, I spend a lot of time building self-esteem and self-worth. “You are precious in the eyes of God” is something I believe with the core of my being and I love helping … Continue reading

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Gotcha

Have you ever had a “how did I get roped into this one” moment? I can’t tell you how many times I have sat in a meeting thinking, “I’m pretty sure I was going to say ‘no’ this semester…” I have … Continue reading

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Roadmaps

I found an interesting verse as I was working on my Bible study. As He prepares for his death, Jesus tells His apostles, “I have much more to tell you, but you cannot bear it now.” (John 16:12). He has … Continue reading

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Go Time

I just love Mary. She doesn’t say much in the Bible, but she’s a pretty determined person. My favorite place is at the Wedding at Cana. After telling Jesus that they have no wine, He answers her that His time … Continue reading

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Gardening

I am not the best gardener. I have to put plants by the kitchen sink so I remember to water them, and even then it’s a risky proposition. So, images of lush landscapes and fruitful vines are pretty miraculous for … Continue reading

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I Will Never Leave You

I know a couple families who foster children, and I will say that these kids are all getting the best of a bad situation. I can’t imagine how hard it would be to be taken from your parent at a … Continue reading

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Jesus Wept

My family says goodbye my aunt today, and as I have reflected about that and the losses that have been a part of my community lately, I kept thinking about the verse, “Jesus wept” in John 11. It comes as … Continue reading

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No Miracle?

There are miracles being asked for in the lives of several people around me right now. Most have not or will not be granted, and another may yet. As I was praying this morning, it came to me that even … Continue reading

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