Tag: Lent

Belonging to Jesus

He said to them, “You belong to what is below, I belong to what is above. You belong to this world, but I do not belong to this world.” – John 8:23 If we are only concerned about this world, this life, then are we not preparing for the life to come? Are we not… Read More ›

Take Up Our Cross

Then he said to all, “If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily – and follow me.” – Luke 9:23 Seems like a no-brainer. I mean, if we want to follow Jesus, if we want to go to heaven and live forever with Jesus, then we… Read More ›

Holy Week

Monday of Holy Week, March 21 Isaiah 42:1-7; John 12:1-11 Mary took a liter of costly perfumed oil made from genuine aromatic nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair; the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil. – John 12:3 Mary went above and beyond to display… Read More ›

March 14-18, 2016

Monday, March 14 Daniel 13:1-9, 15-17, 19-30, 33-62; John 8:12-20 Jesus spoke to them again, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” John 8:12 Jesus is the light of the world. What parts of my world do I most… Read More ›

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday. Did it seem to come faster this year? I do not feel prepared. I have not contemplated my plan for this Lenten season yet. Maybe there should be no plan. Maybe I should just wing it. I do not even have a book ready to read yet. I need to get started. I… Read More ›

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