“Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts. But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper coins, worth only a few cents. Calling his disciples to him, Jesus said, “Truly… Continue reading Give your widow’s mite
So how can we express our thankfulness to those who serve us today?
“Now when Jesus was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came up to him with an alabaster flask of very expensive ointment, and she poured it on his head as he reclined at table.” – Matthew 26:6-7 When you hear the word ‘sacrifice’, what immediately comes to mind? Perhaps you… Continue reading What can you sacrifice today for another?
In a world where you can be anything be kind.
The power of a simple word and smile has been shown to transform a person’s day. And it doesn’t take a lot of effort.
Our world tells us that a quick 10-second “Praying for you!” post on social media or asking someone how they are as you pass them by is a thoughtful gesture of love. We have subtly come to believe that as long as we do something, we were ‘present’, and that is enough. But present doesn’t simply mean ‘in person.’
How many of us look back on our days, our weeks, and wonder where the time went? The urgency of our days seems to overtake our best-laid plans to intentionally live into each moment and each relationship.