This Lent Devotional for Women is about fasting from something that may be good in order to nourish ourselves on something that is better. I read a quote about being a producer rather than a consumer and I dug around a little. Producers use what they have to make their own energy and nourishment. Yes please!
This Lent Devotional for Women shares a story of a very pregnant momma lying on the floor close to my sick child forgetting my own discomfort and suffering for her. I relate this to Catholic penitential practice of “offering it up.” I try my best to explain my understanding, from a mom’s point of view.
This Lent Devotional for Women is all about being ‘Lent-like’ verse ‘Christ-like.’ See, if we’re not feeling our Lent this year, first, Lent is not a feeling. Kapow! And second, maybe we’re trying to hard to be all ‘Lent-like’ when in reality God is asking us to be more ‘Christ-like.’
This Lent Devotional for Women is about Peter. Sweet, impetuous Peter who declares he’ll never abandon Jesus and about one hot minute later is running away! We all know how the story ends and this post illustrates running away was just the state Peter was in after only tending his piety in consolation.
This Lent Devotional for Women focuses on the Old Testament story of Moses holding the staff of God and praying for Joshua in battle. The problem was, war is tiring and Moses wanted to sit down and rest his arms. Every time he did though, the advantage shifted, so his friends stepped in. Would we?
This Lent Devotional for Women focuses on the words Jesus spoke from the cross, “Father forgive them they don’t know what they are doing.” In this meditation, I challenge us to offer this prayer for those who have hurt us–before our internal, “Oh yeah, well…” conversations start.