Tag Archives: Luke

Leaving home…

“Raising his hands he blessed them, and while blessing them, took his leave, being carried up to heaven.” Luke 24:51 Nearly everyone leaves home…supposedly for good. On June 2, 1964 I graduated from high school, and by the end of … Continue reading

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How Do You Wish to Be Treated?

“Don’t pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults–unless, of course, you want the same treatment.” Luke 6:37 (The Message Bible) I am particularly sensitive to the way people say mean things about someone else. Recently, I received … Continue reading

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Humpday Meditation Muse: What Do You Carry in Your Pocket?

“Don’t pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults—unless, of course, you want the same treatment. Don’t condemn those who are down; that hardness can boomerang. Be easy on people; you’ll find life a lot easier. Give away … Continue reading

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Happy Humpday — Are you an M or an M?

Message from The Donut Theory by Linda Gillis M&Ms Lord, doesn’t it bother you that my sister has left me to do all the work by myself? Luke 10:40 Jane served as the receptionist and membership secretary in our office. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Child — Daily Meditation Moment

“[Jesus] said, ‘Why were you looking for me? Didn’t you know that I had to be here, dealing with the things of my Father.’” Luke 2:49 (The Message Bible) In five days scripture has taken Jesus from being a newborn … Continue reading

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Going to See the Baby — Daily Meditation Moment

“This is what you [the shepherds] are to look for: a baby wrapped in a blanket and lying in manger.” Luke 2:12 (The Message Bible) It’s Christmas Eve, and in a few minutes I’ll be heading to church for my … Continue reading

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Expecting Cousins — Daily Meditation Moment

“Mary didn’t waste a minute.” Luke 1:39 (The Message Bible) After Angel Gabriel visited Mary (and announced that she had won the lottery and would be carrying the Messiah), Mary got up (perhaps she had fainted) and went to visit … Continue reading

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Riding a High Horse — Daily Meditation Moment

“He [God] knocked tyrants off their high horses, pulled victims out of the mud.” Luke 1:52 (The Message Bible) Last summer Glen and I went to the Iowa State Fair, and I saw the tallest horses I’ve ever seen. They … Continue reading

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Being Washed from the Inside Out — Daily Meditation Moment

“Do you think a little water on your snakeskins is going to deflect God’s judgment? It’s your life that must change, not your skin.” Luke 3:7,8 (The Message Bible) When people heard that John the Baptist was preaching about baptism, … Continue reading

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The Desert of Our Lives — Daily Meditation Moment

“Thunder in the desert! ‘Prepare God’s arrival! Make the road smooth and straight! Every ditch will be filled in, every bump smoothed out, the detours straightened out, all the ruts paved over.’ ”  Luke 3:4-6 (The Message Bible) These words … Continue reading

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