For those of you who are not familiar with the Christian celebration, Shrove Tuesday, it is the day before the beginning of Lent. Tomorrow, Ash Wednesday, is the first day of the 40 day period of prayer, reflection and fasting leading . . .
Today, we are also gearing up for Lent. Tomorrow is what we call Shrove Tuesday. Sometimes it is called Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras Day. At our church the youth sell tickets for a pancake supper. The idea is one of self-indulgence before self-denial. Wednesday is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. . . .
We have worked hard all week, and if you are like me, there’s much more to do at home. Whatever you do, take time to enjoy your life today . . .
No matter how busy you are today, let the promise of the weekend remind and encourage you to show appreciation everywhere you go. Today, let’s . . .
The irreverent judge saw that the widow could not offer a bribe for a favorable ruling , so he ruled against her. Of course, she was sad, but she was persistent and decided to go back to court. The judge . . .
Have you ever left a room and felt the stares and knew that people were talking about you? Do you gossip about others? You can change the world by . . .
The thing about it is, everybody has something they need to overcome. Everybody. This is just want I am battling, but I know that when I put my trust in God, he will help me through the day. If God is all I have . . .
For me it’s a Monday go to meeting day. So what is good about that? Well, I don’t have to . . .
During Biblical times, people celebrated the Year of Jubulee. In that year everyone’s slate was wiped clean no matter what you had done. So everyone had a brand new beginning. For example . . .
Ever feel down and our? I mean just depressed about life . . .
During these times we need to cast our cares on God and trust him to take care of our life. However, there are a few other things that might help . . .
Wherever you are and whomever you encounter you can either give life or take it away. It doesn’t matter if it’s the clerk in the checkout line, the janitor, your staff, your boss, customers at work, there are no exceptions or neutral exchanges. The smallest of gestures will show . . .