view of Taal Volcano

Where are you from?

Reading: Reading: Matthew 26:69-75 “Surely you are one of them, for your accent gives you away.” (v.73) Have you been to another place wherein you first seemed to blend in the crowd, say in a local market place until—you spoke.  Then everybody’s head turned round toward you.  You might have spoken in a generic language,…

woman praying at the beach

Watching and Praying

Reading: Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.  The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” Lord, thank you for your Holy Spirit who helps me to pray.  I also pray for your Spirit of discernment.  Open my eyes, my ears, my mind and my heart, Lord, and…

Tasting Jesus

Reading: Matthew 26:6-13 When Jesus was anointed with nard at the house of Simon the Leper in Bethany, his disciples would have been with him 3 years—witnessing all the healing, the raising of the dead, multiplying loaves of bread and many other miracles.  When He walked on the water and calmed the storm they realised…