Today we read from Luke 6:27-36 NLT.
Today we reflect:
Are you long-nosed or short-nosed? (Listen to find out what that Hebrew idiom means)
Identify an enemy of yours.
What can you do today to love this person?
How can you show compassion this week?
Today we read from Colossians 3:11-14 (NIV)
What kind of negativity do you tend to fall into? Choose one quality in Col. 3:12-14 to focus on this week. What kind of diversity do you recognize in your neighborhood/community? How can you work to bring unity amidst that diversity?
Today we read from: Mark 1:40-44
What is your cow? What is a natural antidepressant for you? How have you experienced the healing power of a band of people? How can you be an instrument of healing for another, meeting him/her at her point of need?
Today's reading: Mark 2:1-12 NIV
How have you experienced God's healing power in your life?
How can you be the answer to your prayers?
How can you bring comfort and healing to others?
Today we read from John 8:1-11 NIV.
We ask ourselves this:
How quick are you to judge?
What tends to set you off?
What cues can you give yourself to remind yourself to pause before you respond?
What does it look like for you to be a grace-giver?
How have you experienced gaffe stealers before?
Begin by showing yourself grace. Every one of us is a beautiful flawed human being. No less worthy of love, no matter what you have or haven't done. Accept God's grace for yourself. Then share that with others.
Today's Reading: John 6:1-14
We meditate on:
1. When do you tend to feel inadequate?
2. When have you experienced God transforming little into much?
3. Remind yourself that you are enough and you are beloved.
Today we read from: 2 Samuel 7:1-17 NIV
What we're meditating on this week:
What are the most important qualities of God for you?
How have you experienced God's grace recently? What is most challenging for you in accepting the mystery of God?
Today we read from Acts 1:3-14 NLT.
We're meditating on the following questions:
What transitions are you facing right now?
In what ways are you tempted to go back to the way things were?
What can you do to open yourself to the Holy Spirit?
What can you do to remind yourself to live in the present?
Today we read from John 21:15-17.
Today we ask ourselves:
Think of how a failure of yours has shaped your story?
What good has resulted?
How have you experienced God's grace amidst failure?
We are reading from Matthew 9:14-17.