In this Lent Devotional for Women post we consider this quote, “A thing cannot give what it doesn’t have.” But then I change it to, “A person cannot love others well if they don’t love them themselves.” I’m a Lent Devotions rebel like that! Lent and love, all part of our daily devotions for Lent.
We are starting off our Lent Devotional for Women with a sort of challenge. Do not be fooled! It seems way to easy to be a Lent challenge. It might be simple, but simple isn’t always easy. As we journey through our devotions for Lent together, we’ll have more of these holy ordinary challenges.
Welcome to the Lent Devotional for Women, daily devotions for Lent series of posts. Today is Ash Wednesday, let me introduce the motto I’ve chosen for this series of devotions–Nothing Except for Today. It’s a quote from Therese the Little Flower and just because it sounds simple doesn’t mean it’s easy.
Let’s talk about being a Simon of Cyrene for today in someone’s life. If you remember, he is the man forced into helping Jesus carry His cross. We can do the same for our brothers and sisters–only it may look like a meal, a prayer, or a listening ear. It’s easier than you think..
Enjoy a free New Year’s Eve printable and Black Eye Pea recipes included in this post. The printable looks back at the previous year and helps you get excited and ready for the New Year.
When my ideas, dreams, and grand schemes for the “perfect” get interrupted by real life, I can choose to embrace this new spirit of perfection that can only be found in the holy ordinary of my daily which is intertwined with the lives of some many others God places before and beside me.