Be Prepared

Do you live by the motto “be prepared?” Are you continually looking ahead, thinking about what you can do today to be ready for tomorrow? Next week? Next Month? Next Year? Are you prepared for the schemes of Satan? We prepare ourselves for school. We prepare ourselves for jobs. We prepare ourselves for many thingsContinue reading “Be Prepared”

Joy in Love

Joy is a permanent condition. We can have joy even in the midst of great sorrow. The source of our joy is Jesus. He has given us His teachings, some of the miracles He performed, and sacrificed for us for that purpose. Jesus states in today’s passage that He told His disciples (and us) allContinue reading “Joy in Love”

Unseat Divisiveness

What kinds of arguments are you having with someone else? Are you arguing over politics? Do you argue over vaccines and masks? Are you allowing your differing opinions, whether based on fact or not, to be divisive? Do you see the destruction all around you? There is more divisiveness today than there has been inContinue reading “Unseat Divisiveness”

Confident In Hope

Do you seek glory? Are you holding firm to that dream? Do you have confidence you will achieve it? Is your hope in the One who can provide it? Do you fully understand He is faithful in His promises to you? Many seek personal glory in this life. They chase after trophies, recognition, and wealth.Continue reading “Confident In Hope”

Experience God

Have you ever seen something you just couldn’t believe? I don’t mean an amazing sports play–I mean have you seen something that caused you to rub your eyes and wonder if you really saw what you thought you saw? I venture to guess that most of us have not seen anything quite like that. WeContinue reading “Experience God”

Overjoyed

What has been the happiest moment of your life? When have you been so happy that you cried? Have you been happy to the point of falling on your knees? Can you imagine the pure happiness of Mary Magdalene when she saw Jesus alive on the third day? We all have experienced days of happiness.Continue reading “Overjoyed”

Living In Fear

Have you ever experienced being in awe? Have you been overwhelmed with a feeling of admiration? Have you experienced fear? Are you in awe of something? Do you have admiration for someone? Most of us have experienced one or more of these emotions. Our emotions come and go. There are times we admire someone forContinue reading “Living In Fear”

Be A Mary

Do you worry about many things? Do you strive to ensure everything is just so? Are you continually trying to please everyone? Do you often feel as though you have no help? Are you distracted by doing rather than being? We are often distracted by doing. We listen to others, whether friends, family, or mediaContinue reading “Be A Mary”