Tag Archives: Jesus

Ready for Adventure?

Today is day #28 of the Great Loop adventure. And, yes it truly has been an adventure. We’ve seen landscapes, waterways, and sunrises not seen before. Met new Looper people we would never have crossed passed with in our regular, … Continue reading

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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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You have been created for great things!

Don’t allow anything to interfere with your love for Jesus. You belong to him. Nothing can separate you from him. That one sentence is important to remember. He will be your joy, your strength. If you hold onto that sentence, … Continue reading

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“What do you want me to do for you?”

My reading for the day takes me to the story of a blind beggar who receives his sight (Luke 18:35–43). Day after day the beggar sat beside the road. One day a crowd passed by. He asked what all the … Continue reading

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2 steps to Decision Making

Wrestling with a decision?  — 2 steps to help make that decision: Seek to discover God’s will. Meditate in order to seek answers and direction. Come aside by yourself and quietly wait before God. “Be still and know that I … Continue reading

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Jesus: the Reason for the Season (part II)

My preparations for the season (so far) consist of running here and there while wearing myself out. I’ve carved so little free time out to just sit and contemplate the real reason for the season. It is Jesus’ birthday and … Continue reading

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Jesus: the Reason for the Season (part I)

  “Be completely humble and gentle, be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace” –  Ephesians 4:2–3.   I don’t know about you, but I have … Continue reading

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Do not be afraid

But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, (Teresa), I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. “ – Luke 2:10   The shepherds were terrified when “an angel of the Lord … 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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Tell it to Jesus

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1). God really is the only one I can go to in times of turmoil, confusion, and misunderstanding. He’s the one who understands my pain and knows … Continue reading

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