In this Lent Devotional for Women we’re considering hardening our hearts to the voice of the Lord, especially if it comes through someone else. We touch on why someone would choose to tell us something we’re doing may not be so good. And then we touch on why we ignore them and how we justify it.
I only repeat myself when necessary and today’s Lent Devotional for Women post is a necessary repetition. I pull a fabulous quote from a long time favorite Lenten Devotional and then we tackle the subject of acquaintances, friends, and coming out of a smoky room smelling like smoke. It will make sense.
There are a couple of ideas, themes or topics that just seem to be on repeat this Lent and in the Lent Devotional for Women: prayer, social media, and the people or things we allow into our lives. I use the example of large corporations and brand ambassadors–who we associate with matters.
This Lent Devotional touches on the trouble with social media curating something that isn’t real and our obsession with trying to find the real. It begins with a brief reflection on the Gospel story of the fig tree Jesus cursed and why. But then it turns to us and what we portray and follow.
This Lent Devotional for Women begins with a quote about Jesus praying in the Garden with a “brimming confidence” and ends with a story of me asking God to help me find 9 whole and complete Sand Dollars on the beach in Florida the beginning of this year. The theme is, keep praying.
This Lent Devotional for Women examines where and why we start cheating in our prayer time. There’s a simple answer and an even simpler solution, meaning there’s hope. This post has a couple of homework questions for our Lenten devotional. I share my answers and encourage you to share yours.