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God Heals the Brokenhearted

After my husband passed away from cancer, I took a day “off” to just be with the Lord. I told everyone what I was doing and asked them not to call or stopover. The intent was to observe a day of silence, a day of silent meditation and prayer where I could have a conversation …

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Let It Out

I was greatly moved by this passage: Then David and the people who were with him raised their voices and wept until they had no more strength to weep…. But David strengthened himself in the Lord his God… And David inquired of the Lord…1 Samuel 30:4 & 6b & 8a This is how we should …

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House of Mourning

We’re reading this book Holiness by J.C. Ryle in a life group that I’m in and last night I came across this passage: “Some of us know by bitter experience what a long and weary time it is between the death of those we love and the hour when we bury them out of our …

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Hostess Mode

In the Gospel of John, chapter 11, Jesus goes to the home of Mary and Martha after Lazurus died. Three times, John mentions those who came to mourn with the sisters: v. 19 …many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them concerning their brother. v. 31 When the Jews who …

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Take Time to Mourn

I had a surprising number of conversations yesterday about death, grieving, and mourning. Maybe it isn’t really surprising considering how many of our loved ones have passed away since the pandemic began. We try to make sense of it, but it’s just so overwhelming. As Christians, we’re aware of 1 Thessalonians 4:13 (ESV): But we …

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Luke 11:28

But He said, “More than that, blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it!”Luke 11:28 ESV Please join me this week in praying for God to show you what you can do to become a “doer of the Word.” Pray that He shows you who to contact this week and that …

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Romans 2:13

For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified.Romans 2:13 ESV Please join me this week in praying for God to show you what you can do to become a “doer of the Word.” Pray that He shows you who …

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How’s It Going?

If you’ve done the tasks this week, how’s that going? Have you gotten any reactions/feedback? I’m sure the lives you touched were made better by your outpouring of love and that you’ve planted seeds this week. Pray that those seeds will be watered. I prayed throughout the day yesterday about the texts I sent out …

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Text the World

We don’t have to travel the world on foot in order to spread the gospel like Paul and the apostles did. We can transverse great distances online. We can see each other online or on our phones no matter how far away we are and in a lot of instances, no matter the location. Additionally, …

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Random Act of Kindness

Today let’s all commit to doing a random act of kindness. It can be as simple as a text or phone call or as difficult as doing something outside our comfort zone. Whatever God calls you to do today, be a doer, not a hearer only (James 1:22). “For a good tree does not bear …

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