For Lent 2020, follow Mary of Nazareth from the manger, through Galilee, past the cross, to life with this reading plan.
Do you sometimes doubt that God loves you? Does the example of your earthly father make it hard for you to believe this truth? Can you relate easier to Jesus, the Son, than to God, the Father?
Eva answers some questions about Favored, Blessed, Pierced to explain why she wrote the book and how you might benefit from reading it.
Last month, I introduced the idea of a scarcity mindset as exemplified by the disciples when they criticized the woman who anointed Jesus' feet with oil before his death and burial. This paradigm screams: Wait your turn. This seat's taken. Stay in your lane. Shame on you. You can't do that because there's not enough to go around.
So [the shepherds] hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. Luke 2:16 "Quick guys, this way. Run, keep up. He's over here. This is it. We've found him, the Messiah. The angel said he'd be wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger. There he is. Isn't … Continue reading The Savior is Born
And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” Luke 1:38 Mary’s response to the angel’s commission to give birth to the Savior of the mankind is nothing short of extraordinary and deserves digging into. While I am not a Greek scholar, a little internet … Continue reading Make It So
I watched Anne with and E on Netflix. This is the newest episode version of the classic Anne of Green Gables story. There is a scene in this series where Marilla opens her closet, reaches high up on a shelf behind other things and pulls out an old box. She lovingly opens it to reveal … Continue reading Treasure and Ponder
Mary: How I praise the Lord. How I rejoice in God my Savior! Hannah: How I rejoice in the Lord! Miriam: Sing to the Lord! For I will sing about the Lord, the God of Israel. Deborah: Praise the Lord! For I will sing about the Lord, the God of Israel. Today I feel like … Continue reading My Magnificat