Tag Archives: comfort

Finding Sanctuary in Your Life

While reading through the gospel of Mark, I catch a glimpse of Jesus’ demanding daily schedule. Not only did Jesus feel it important to mentor His chosen disciples, but throngs of people followed Him from town to town. “At evening, … Continue reading

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Thoughts after the Boston Marathon bombings

How do we make sense of hate crimes such as the Boston bombings this week? Crimes that maim and even kill innocent people and alter lives forever? My finite mind will never reason it out. There is no justification for … Continue reading

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Comfort one another

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the … Continue reading

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Vicks VapoRub = comfort & healing

Just opening the blue jar of Vicks VapoRub® brings back fond memories of my Mom. Whenever I was sick, she would gently rub the ointment on my throat and chest and carefully cover the area with a towel. Then I’d … Continue reading

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Blessed are the mourners

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). These words are taken from the Sermon on the Mount (also known as the Beatitudes). Jesus is speaking to his disciples about troubles they will encounter when they … Continue reading

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