Today’s Reading: Matthew 28:1-10 (English Standard Version) 1 Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb.2 And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven andContinue Reading

Today’s Reading: Hebrews 9:11-28 (English Standard Version) 11 But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things that have come,t then through the greater and more perfect tent (not made with hands, that is, not of this creation)12 he entered once for all into the holy places, notContinue Reading

Today’s Reading: Psalm 22:6-8 “But I am a worm and not a man.  I am scorned and despised by all!  Everyone who sees me mocks me.  They sneer and shake their heads, saying, “Is this the one who relies on the Lord?  Then let the Lord save him!  If theContinue Reading

“Fasting is not confined to abstinence from eating and drinking.  Fasting really means voluntary abstinence for a time from various necessities of life, such as food, drink, sleep, rest, association with people and so forth.  The purpose of such abstinence…is to loosen to some degree the ties which bind usContinue Reading

Today’s Reading: Matthew 6:16-18 (English Standard Version) 16 “And when you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.17 But when you fast, anoint your head andContinue Reading

Today’s Reading: Psalm 111 (English Standard Version) 1 Praise the Lord! I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation. 2 Great are the works of the Lord, studied by all who delight in them. 3 Full of splendorContinue Reading

March was a great month in the life of our sweet Emma!  She is growing up so fast.  Yes, I do put that in each month’s blog post…but it is so true!  Emma is becoming so interested in everything around her.  Emma loves to sing and loves to talk.  SheContinue Reading

This song has captivated my thoughts the past several days.  Since this blog also serves as my journal, I wanted to share the lyrics here. Forever Reign by One Sonic Society You are good, You are good When there’s nothing good in me You are love, You are love OnContinue Reading