Don’t Be Ashamed – Where does shame fit in with your faithfulness to God?

I’ve started reading the Daily Office over at The Mission of St. Clare every morning. Yesterday, the Psalm reading maybe me stop in my morning practice and write it down. Specifically verse 3. Here it is from Psalm 25. “Do not let those who wait for you be put to shame;    let them be ashamed whoContinue reading “Don’t Be Ashamed – Where does shame fit in with your faithfulness to God?”

Romans 12 – Marks of a True Christian

There’s a segment of Romans entitled “Marks of a True Christian.” It stood out today to me in our Lectionary reading, so I wanted to share it with you. One thing about scripture: It holds its own. I have nothing to share or say or preach about this passage. I only want to share theContinue reading “Romans 12 – Marks of a True Christian”

This is the Day

Today is a day like no other. Why? Because it’s today. Okay, I know how cliche that sounds but I want to remind you, today, that this is the only day you have. Matthew 6:34 says: 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of itsContinue reading “This is the Day”

Not By Flesh and Blood

In Spiritual Formation (aka Adult Sunday School) this week, we discussed Matthew 16:13-20. Peter Declares That Jesus Is the Messiah 13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” 14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah orContinue reading “Not By Flesh and Blood”

I Shall Not Want

You may already know about my love for Matthew 6 in the Christian Bible. In fact, I’m writing a devotional on this very chapter. More news with that to follow. 🙂 But, one part of the chapter is really hard to believe for me. I’m just going to be honest. But, that stops today. TheContinue reading “I Shall Not Want”