Staying Awake

Staying Awake  Keep awake and pray that you may not come into the time of trial; the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. Mark 14:38 Mindfulness is a popular buzzword these days. Be present to the moment. Be here now. Seize the day. We have many contemporary ways of saying what Jesus … Continue reading Staying Awake

Treasure in Heaven

Treasure in Heaven  Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said, “You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.” Mark 10:21 In this story from Mark, a man asks Jesus what he must do to enter … Continue reading Treasure in Heaven

Trusting Divine Provision

Trusting Divine Provision  When they hand you over, do not worry about how you are to speak or what you are to say; for what you are to say will be given to you at that time; for it is not you who speak, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you. Matthew 10:19-20 … Continue reading Trusting Divine Provision

Praying With One Eye Open

Praying With One Eye Open  You shall not make for yourself an idol,.. You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I the LORD your God am a jealous God... Exodus 20:4a,5a,b The book of Exodus records Moses’ visits with God on Mount Sinai. On one of those visits, God gives Moses … Continue reading Praying With One Eye Open

A Rhythm of Life

A Rhythm of Life  Instruction in understanding and knowledge I have written in this book…Happy are those who concern themselves with these things, and those who lay them to heart will become wise. For if they put them into practice, they will be equal to anything, for the fear (light) of the Lord is their … Continue reading A Rhythm of Life