Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, but it is also Ash Wednesday which begins Lent. Both days celebrate love, our love for a spouse or family member and Jesus’ great love for us, but do they require sacrifice? I think they do, and sacrifice requires love.
Have you heard the saying that you can’t judge anyone until you walk a mile in their shoes? This is so true. Advice is so easily given and judgment quickly rendered on a situation others cannot totally understand. If they would wear my shoes for a day or even a few hours, my shoes would hurt their feet.
How about you? Do you know a famous person or someone that can introduce you to one? Of course, you do. We all do. In fact there is no one more famous or important than that person or His contact. It is Jesus.
Food. Nothing brings families and friends together quite like food. Whether it is going out to eat, a pitch-in picnic, or fixing dinner at home food is one of the things that are always welcome to join us. I cannot remember a time I did not give thanks for the food before me either.
The year 2017 is rapidly coming to a close and will be immediately followed by 2018. A brand new year with lots of time to begin new traditions or habits and stop menacing old ones. I would like to invite you to do something my best friend taught me to do for each New Year. When you are in your quiet place talking to Jesus, ask Him to give you a word for the upcoming year