Tag: Lent

Yearly devotions for the Lenten season

5. LET US GO TO BETHLEHEM

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Tuesday, February 23rd Read Luke 2:8-20. When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let us go now to Bethlehem and see this thing that has taken place, which the Lord… Continue Reading “5. LET US GO TO BETHLEHEM”

4. LET US LISTEN

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Monday, February 22nd Read Matthew 13:1-23. “Let anyone with ears listen!” Matthew 13:9 (NRSV) God’s good word of love, guidance, and mercy is generously sown everywhere through a variety of ways. In the parable of the sower, Jesus uses… Continue Reading “4. LET US LISTEN”

3. LET JESUS CALL US

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Friday, February 19th But Jesus said to him, “Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead.”  Matthew 8:22 (NRSV) Then Jesus told his disciples, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and… Continue Reading “3. LET JESUS CALL US”

2. LET OUR THOUGHTS AND WORDS BE ACCEPTABLE

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – Thursday, February 18th Read Psalm 19. Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable to you, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.Psalm 19:14 (NRSV) This psalm beautifully describes how God’s glorious and loving word… Continue Reading “2. LET OUR THOUGHTS AND WORDS BE ACCEPTABLE”

1. LET OUR LAUGHTER BE TURNED INTO MOURNING

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – ASH WEDNESDAYWednesday, February 17th Read James 4:6-17. Lament and mourn and weep. Let your laughter be turned into mourning and your joy into dejection. James 4:9 (NRSV) Here is where our yearly Lenten journey begins: Ash Wednesday, the time we remember… Continue Reading “1. LET OUR LAUGHTER BE TURNED INTO MOURNING”

THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – INTRODUCTION

Do we really LET God work in our lives? In my Advent reflection back in December, we contemplated Mary’s words to the angel of God, “Let it be with me according to your word…” (Advent #10: Love In The Limbo). Since then, this word, LET,… Continue Reading “THE ‘LET’ OF LENT – INTRODUCTION”

Just a Note…

Dear Reader Friends, This year, the season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 17th. Until that time, I will taking a break from writing regular posts to refresh my spirit, read and reflect, update this blog site, and begin preparing daily devotions for… Continue Reading “Just a Note…”

April 14th- Have you anything here to eat?

Have you anything here to eat? While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, Peace be with you.” They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. He said to them, “Why are… Continue Reading “April 14th- Have you anything here to eat?”

April 13th- What things?

What things? Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened. While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near… Continue Reading “April 13th- What things?”

Easter! Do you love me?

(My Reader Friends, As this Lenten season comes to an end with the joyful resurrection of Jesus, I am wishing you all the blessings of this Easter day! For me, these weeks have certainly had a Lenten feel, but not always a Lenten focus.… Continue Reading “Easter! Do you love me?”