Almost losing the race

Post cover image by Tomas Castelazo derivative work: Veronidae (This file was derived from: Prostitute tj.jpg:) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Reading: Matthew 21:28-32 Jesus said to them, “I tell you the truth, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you.” – Matthew 21:31 In a…

Meaning and doing what we say

Reading: Matthew 21:28-32 There is no one I know of who is more guilty of not meaning and doing what’s said than myself. Sometimes the intention is really there to carry out, but because of the urgent things in life it slides down in my priority list; other times it just becomes automatic to say…

Who is this?

Reading: Matthew 21:1-11 “Say to the Daughter of Zion, ‘See, your king comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey.’” “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD!” … The whole city was stirred and asked, “Who is this?” The crowds answered, “This is JESUS….”

Have mercy on me!

Reading: Matthew 20:29-34 In this life I have seen “faith” in many shades, and I would not want to claim I have the pure one (yet) but that is what we are all striving for. I love being with people who have amazing faith, who openly express their belief that things will be done in…