Friday, April 18, 2014

a very good friday

a very good friday

Jesus Christ Crucified

Today is the day we mourn the death of our Lord on the Cross. A death that each an every one of us has participated in.

Jesus Christ Crucified

Today is the day that He was sent before Pilate, who could find no fault in Him. Because we were full of hatred and sin, we took Jesus to our leaders to have Him condemned. When our cries were answered by Herod, we returned once again to Pilate. We cried out for a murderer to…

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

Be okay.

Be okay. A post in which I use baseball as a metaphor for life.

Life is like baseball. Sometimes life just throws you a curveball. You step up to the plate, the bat heavy over your shoulder. You tighten your grip, move the tip of the bat in small circles, and bounce up and down with nervous energy. You see the pitcher wind up and plant his foot. In that millisecond moment when the ball is sliding off his fingertips and whipping through the air, you can hear…

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Friday, March 28, 2014

fruits of the spirit: gentleness

fruits of the spirit: gentleness

lion and cub

The Lord describes himself in Matthew 11:29 as “…gentle and humble in heart.”

There is a short verse in Philippians 4:5 that reads, “Let your gentleness be evident to all: the Lord is near.” (NIV) To be gentle is to be mild and meek – something that I think we often lose sight of in our communication. It’s not often valued to be gentle – shouldn’t we be bold and strong? Doesn’t being gentle mean…

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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

the struggle

the struggle
the struggle

Hallelujah, we are free to struggle: we’re not struggling to be free.

Sometimes you just struggle. Whether you are riding the struggle bus, driving the struggle bus, or being run over by the struggle bus, or simply just “are the struggle,” sometimes it feels like the trials of your day are taking over. And they will take over and swallow you whole if you let them. It’s easy to focus on the…

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Thursday, February 27, 2014
On a car ride :) @ahhh_lyssa22

On a car ride :) @ahhh_lyssa22

Saturday, February 22, 2014

fruits of the spirit: faithfulness

fruits of the spirit: faithfulness

rainbooowwww

And if you faithfully obey the voice of the Lord your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, if you obey the voice of the Lord your God.

- Deuteronomy 28:1-2

God gave us the rainbow to show He would be faithful to His Promise –…

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Saturday, February 15, 2014
Love is not one day. Love is always. You are loved. @twloha

Love is not one day. Love is always. You are loved. @twloha

Thursday, February 6, 2014
random acts of kindnessThese scarves were placed on statues with a card that said, “I’m not lost! If you’re stuck out in…View Post

random acts of kindness

These scarves were placed on statues with a card that said, “I’m not lost! If you’re stuck out in…

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