It had been 97 days between hugs, but yesterday we decided it had been long enough. And with both of us masked, Mom and I squeezed each other tightly. It was oh so nice. Some may think it ridiculous, being so careful for so long. I say, thank God, Mom is here to hug.
In chapter 15 of the Gospel of John, Jesus assures us of His love. He calls us friends and, most importantly, says He chose us and gave us a purpose in life. (John 15:16)
I feel encouraged that it feels more like crouching in the starting blocks instead of crossing a finish line. Bible study should ignite us to run, like a starting pistol does, giving us hope for victory not wearing us out.
The story is about recovering from rejection and insecurity caused by a lack of trust in God, and how a rhema can empower you to overcome it victoriously.
Have you ever experienced the power of a rhema? I have, and it’s pretty powerful! A rhema can help you recover from rejection and many other pitfalls. I suggest you find one a day, just like vitamins, to keep you spiritually healthy.
I’m posting on the Five Minute Friday Link-up today. Kate Motaung hosts the link-up. Kate provided a one-word writing prompt, and we free-write for five minutes flat. The writing prompt for today is FORWARD. Setting a timer now… 1 John 5:3-5 3 In fact, this is love...
How about that, the truth of God’s word all in a nudge. That’s a prompting of the Holy Spirit, something we should lean into. The passing feeling to turn right instead of left. Working really hard at something that shouldn’t be so hard. A sense of doing, or not doing, something that wasn’t there before.
Pay attention. It could be the Holy Spirit trying to tell you something.
It’s 2020, the long sabbath. I’ve been home for two months, but have I rested? I haven’t cleaned closets, rearranged furniture, done my spring cleaning, taken a trip, or truly worked from home for my 9-5. How about you?
To refresh is to give new strength or energy; to reinvigorate.
I’m sad because some of my friends and family are so far apart on the stay-at-home and PPE requirements during this global (yes, global) pandemic. As if I’m not trusting God, or living in fear, or stating a political view by observing safety guidelines and wearing a...