Lenten Thought of the Day

  Social Activist, Ruby Sales, gets to the heart of the matter by asking the question, "where does it hurt?" So often, we judge, we assess, and we determine the "issues" of another without ever asking the person. Sales invites us to ask this question, recognizing the hurt we all carry. What if we asked… Continue reading Lenten Thought of the Day

THE DESERT OF OUR LIVES

As Christians journey through the start of Lent, there is a symmetry with the 40 days Jesus spent in the desert as he prepared for the start of his earthly ministry over 2,000 years ago. In this time dedicated to grow in relationship with God, he faces temptations from the Devil. All promises that emphasize… Continue reading THE DESERT OF OUR LIVES

Lenten Thought of the Day

  I asked my daughter what love means. She answered, “Mama,” with a smile. Scripture tells us that God is Love (1 John 4:8). Motherhood (and all forms of parenthood) reveals that same divine love. As does any role that reflects God’s love (aunt/uncle/grandparent/mentor/teacher/friend/etc). The hallmark of this relationship is sacrifice, genuine care, and unconditional… Continue reading Lenten Thought of the Day