Tag: New Life

AUTUMN REFLECTIONS: GREENINGS

GREENINGS Thank you for the greenings…for as leaves begin to fallthere is new life still appearingto inspire and to call. Thank you for the greenings…the invitations to believethat in every season of the yearnew life can be received. Thank you for the greenings…they promise… Continue Reading “AUTUMN REFLECTIONS: GREENINGS”

PRODUCE GOOD FRUITS

(A SEASON OF NEW GROWTH #12)Wednesday, June 30th My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit and become my disciples. (John 15:8 NRSV) As we finish this series today, let’s think about the final goal, our desired outcome from nurturing our healthy… Continue Reading “PRODUCE GOOD FRUITS”

BLOSSOM IN BEAUTY

(A SEASON OF NEW GROWTH #11)Monday, June 28th For it was you who formed my inward parts;    you knit me together in my mother’s womb.I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.    Wonderful are your works;that I know very well. (Psalm 139:13-14 NRSV) For… Continue Reading “BLOSSOM IN BEAUTY”

PRUNE THE NONESSENTIALS

(A SEASON OF NEW GROWTH #10)Wednesday, June 23rd He has told you, O mortal, what is good;    and what does the Lord require of youbut to do justice, and to love kindness,    and to walk humbly with your God? (Micah 6:8 NRSV) How often have you entered… Continue Reading “PRUNE THE NONESSENTIALS”

WEED WHERE NEEDED

(A SEASON OF NEW GROWTH #9)Monday, June 21st “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves… Continue Reading “WEED WHERE NEEDED”

WATER THE SOIL

(A SEASON OF NEW GROWTH #8)Wednesday, June 16th Jesus wept. (John 11:35 NRSV) She made her way through the desert of her soulparched by pandemic, politics, and pain;her chin held high, stoic and strong,displaying her optimism as a banner of hope.“God is our stronghold,… Continue Reading “WATER THE SOIL”

DEEPEN OUR ROOTS

(A SEASON OF NEW GROWTH #7)Monday, June 14th I pray that, according to the riches of his glory, he may grant that you may be strengthened in your inner being with power through his Spirit, and that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith,… Continue Reading “DEEPEN OUR ROOTS”

PROTECT OUR TENDER SPROUTS

(A SEASON OF NEW GROWTH #6)Wednesday, June 9th If you say, “The Lord is my refuge,”    and you make the Most High your dwelling,no harm will overtake you,    no disaster will come near your tent.For he will command his angels concerning you    to guard you in all your ways;they will lift… Continue Reading “PROTECT OUR TENDER SPROUTS”

SUPPORT OUR GROWTH

(A SEASON OF NEW GROWTH #5)Monday, June 7th But you, Israel, my servant,    Jacob, whom I have chosen,    the offspring of Abraham, my friend;you whom I took from the ends of the earth,    and called from its farthest corners,saying to you, “You are my servant,    I have chosen… Continue Reading “SUPPORT OUR GROWTH”

ROTATE OUR CROPS

(A SEASON OF NEW GROWTH #4)Wednesday, June 2nd Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health,just as it is well with your soul.(3 John 1:2, NRSV) Now that we have our soil prepared, what… Continue Reading “ROTATE OUR CROPS”