Tag: peace

Daily Reads 12.13.2019

Advent Day 13: Read: Luke 13 In 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the city of New Orleans with vengeance. Wreaking havoc and displacing thousands of people, activity in the city screeched to a halt. Chaos ensued. In the weeks that followed, there were… Read More

Daily Reads 12.12.2019

Advent Day 12: Read: Luke 12 As I reflect on this chapter, the overwhelming question that comes to mind is this: On whom or what do I depend? Where do I turn when life is chaotic? Jesus challenges his listeners to consider… Read More

Daily Reads 12.11.2019

Advent Day 11: Read: Luke 11 Jesus was invited to the house of a Pharisee for dinner. Some of those in attendance were also religious teachers. A Pharisee was one part of the Jewish population who emphasized following the law to the… Read More

Daily Reads 12.10.2019

Advent Day 10: Read: Luke 10 (or at least verses 38-42) This chapter concludes with Jesus’ visit to the home of Martha and Mary. It appears that Martha was the one who extended the invitation to Jesus and his disciples to come… Read More

Daily Reads 12.06.2019

Advent Day 6: Read: Luke 6 This is a powerhouse chapter! But I am limiting myself to one observation, so this is it! Do not judge others, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn others, or it will all come… Read More

Daily Reads 12.05.2019

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted… Isaiah 61:1 Advent – Day 5: Read: Luke 5 Today I became reaquainted with the term… Read More

Daily Reads 12.02.2019

Out of the stump of David’s family will grow a shoot—yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root. And the Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge… Read More

Daily Reads 12.01.2019

Today I read an Advent challenge; something that will prepare my heart for Christmas and the celebration of this magical season. Beginning today, read one chapter of the gospel of Luke every day. There are twenty-four chapters, so you will finish the… Read More

Daily Reads 06.02.2019

There are times when I feel anxious about life. The future looks difficult and uncertain. Today is riddled with despair. Despair about the “what ifs.” And I don’t even always realize they are there. It’s like bugs on a hot summer day… Read More

Same Kind of Different

Will I focus on what makes me different from another or what we hold in common? It makes all the difference in the world.