Washing the Feet of Jesus

Scripture: Luke 7:36-50 Have you ever done something for the Lord that seemed a little strange to others, but you were so passionate about it that what others thought didn’t matter? The woman in our story today is one such person. She has a passion to worship Jesus. It seems there is something about HimContinue reading “Washing the Feet of Jesus”

The Woman with the Bleed

Scripture: Mark 5:25-34 Jesus ministered to all kinds of people with a wide variety of illnesses and struggles. The one I want to look at today really touches my heart because it shows His concern for a condition that is almost uniquely that of a woman. And one that most of us would probably wantContinue reading “The Woman with the Bleed”

Patience and Trials

Those of you who follow my blog know that I love stories of Jesus and the women he interacted with, and I try to stick with that theme. But this month I’m going to take a break and speak to a subject that I’ve had on my mind for some time. Have you ever hadContinue reading “Patience and Trials”

Mothers and Not-Mothers

Odd title, I admit, but just keep reading, and I’m hoping you’ll “get it”. Mother’s Day is almost here. It is a wonderful time to celebrate our mothers and if we are really blessed, to have someone celebrate us as “mom”. But for some, Mother’s Day can be painful. Okay, I hate to be negativeContinue reading “Mothers and Not-Mothers”

Is Jesus Ever Cruel?

I hope you have a time to pray and and spend time with God every day. I know when I talk with my Lord, it seems as though He speaks to me in sweet words of encouragement, kindness, and love. I so enjoy these times with Him for I can almost feel His physical presence as HeContinue reading “Is Jesus Ever Cruel?”

Brought to Him in Shame

Have you ever been publicly embarrassed either by your own actions or the actions of others? Ever been ridiculed? Ever wanted to defend yourself from accusations that may or may not have been true? If you have, you may understand the feelings of the woman I want to talk about today—the woman caught in adultery.Continue reading “Brought to Him in Shame”

Women of Christ’s Lineage

How many of us have examined our personal history? Our legacy? Have you ever visited one of those sites that explore your ancestry? Or perhaps you know stories that were handed down word of mouth. My aunt recently went to an ancestry site, and found some interesting facts about our family. Among the treasures ofContinue reading “Women of Christ’s Lineage”