Anytime I write on Bible verses about patience-my patience gets tested! But I have a combat plan and isn’t listening to St. Paul who tells me “not to worry.” Well, it kind of is, but telling me not to worry is like telling you not to think of an apple. What did you just think about? An apple!
I’m reading the story of Joseph and his brothers from the Old Testament. You know, coat of many colors and all, and I’m struck by the fact they call him the ‘dreamer’ and plot to kill him. I start wondering, “who is trying to kill our dreams like Joseph’s brothers?” Some good but tough questions.
I’m sharing two options for reading the Bible with friends. And if you’ree wondering if reading with friends is important, the answer is definitely “Yes!”
Would you be surprised to know Bible Journaling is not a new? It’s actually an ancient form of Lectio Divina. Now, the monks of old didn’t use washi and stickers, but they did spend time creatively and artistically digging deeper into the Word. Find out how to practice lectio divina in your journaling.
In Bible quotes About Patience, the light bulbs were firing as I was writing this! I cannot believe the connections the Holy Spirit was making for me!
Let’s not believe everything we read. Let’s not share the misinterpreted words of another. Let’s extend grace and mercy–a mantle of love–over those who may say the wrong the thing or say the right thing in the wrong circumstance or context.