Tag: Christian Life
An Ungratefully Received Gift
I was again reminded so much of our life needs to be based on being grateful to God, even when it’s not obvious. A book called “One Thousand Gifts” reminds us even our salvation is based on first believing God sent Jesus and being thankful for the sacrifice Jesus made. I don’t know I have…
The Past Is Gone, But…?
Yeah, sure, the past is gone and tomorrow never comes, so just be in the moment…. live for today. In a sense that is true. But somehow the richness of life is lost when we try so hard to put away all the past. As Christians the past can become a foundation. The reminder of…
The new year does something to us. It stirs something in us. We always have hope for something new, even if we are doing the same things. I don’t know why we think this will magically happen. I decided to go a different direction and say ‘whatever’ to God. But it’s not quite the disconnect…
Come to the Celebration! Put things aside and come to the celebration…. My Christmas card to you all. Blessings, Jo
The Spirit of Thankfulness
What if I quit listing things that I’m thankful and just sigh, “God, thank you for my whole life?” Not as much fun, but wonderfully all encompasing. Blessings to all.
My Way or God’s Way
I have often noticed how we as humans do things backwards from the way God does. Is 55:8 aludes to that, and the whole chapter is about God’s work. This devotion is the result of several things I’ve read lately about people who love animals and hate people, who love a cause and kill to…