Tag: Jesus

Living a better story

As the guards led Jesus to be crucified, there was an African man in the crowd named Simon, from Libya. He had just arrived from a rural village to keep the Feast of the Passover. The guards laid Jesus’ cross on Simon’s shoulders and forced him to walk behind Jesus, carrying his cross. Luke 23:26 Here’s a true…

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Letting the Light in

“The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness! – Matthew 6:22-23 NIV Tuesday I spent…

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“And all who touched him were healed” (the new baby, writing, politics, and Jesus)

They ran throughout the whole area, carrying sick people on mats to wherever they heard he was. Wherever he went—in villages, cities, or the countryside—they brought the sick out to the marketplaces. They begged him to let the sick touch at least the fringe of his robe, and all who touched him were healed. –…

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The Lord’s Prayer

“This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name,your kingdom come,your will be done,    on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts,    as we also have forgiven our debtors. And lead us not into temptation,    but deliver us from the evil one.’ For if you forgive other people…

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A Sunday morning inspiration

Jesus said – “If y’all are seriously interested in what it’s going to take for people to recognize that you follow me, here it is. It’s really not very complicated. Ready? Love each other. That’s all. Got it?” John 13:34-35 (paraphrase) Happy Sunday, friends! This is the first day of a new month and I…

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