Mentoring doesn’t feel like a relevant topic for surviving life in a pandemic. But I firmly believe that mentoring is absolutely necessary right now.
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 NIV "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 searching … 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
No record exists of Jesus showing himself specifically to Mary after his resurrection, but since "he presented himself to [the disciples] and gave many convincing proofs that he was alive" (Acts 1:3), I have no doubt that Mary saw her son in the flesh again!
As the future of her precious son grew more bleak, Mary waited nearby for news, speculating, praying, crying.