Tag: New Year

MY GUIDING WORD FOR 2023

Peter answered him, “Lord, if it is you, command me to come to you on the water.” He said, “Come.” So Peter got out of the boat, started walking on the water, and came toward Jesus. (Matthew 14:28-29, NRSVUE) Man cannot discover new oceans unless he… Continue Reading “MY GUIDING WORD FOR 2023”

WHAT WILL MAKE THIS YEAR “ABUNDANT”?

Abundant: existing or occurring in large amounts; ample; marked by great plenty (as of resources); amply supplied; abounding I imagine there could be a number of blog posts about what Jesus meant by his words, “I came that they may have life and have… Continue Reading “WHAT WILL MAKE THIS YEAR “ABUNDANT”?”

MAPPING 2022

The Lord went in front of them in a pillar of cloud by day, to lead them along the way, and in a pillar of fire by night, to give them light, so that they might travel by day and by night. Neither the pillar of cloud… Continue Reading “MAPPING 2022”

A NEW BEGINNING – A REFLECTION ON RESOLUTIONS

(Tuesday, January 4th) I had such good intentions, God,as we entered ’22.I planned to set all sorts of goalsfor things I’d try to do;each resolution I would makewould help me to honor you.But I became distracted –and then it was day two. I truly… Continue Reading “A NEW BEGINNING – A REFLECTION ON RESOLUTIONS”

EXPECT MORE OF THE SAME

December 31, 2021 (New Year’s Eve) As I stand on this threshold between the old year and new, I look ahead with the hopeful optimism that comes from fresh starts and new beginnings. I look ahead with the peaceful gratitude that comes from the… Continue Reading “EXPECT MORE OF THE SAME”