September 30, 2014
Your life is a story. How are you living it? How can you find hope and joy in the story of your life? Read more
August 18, 2014
I was only eight. Old enough to realize I didn’t know everything–nothing, really. But I knew enough to say yes to someone who would change my life forever. Read more
June 3, 2014
God laid on my heart this week to share a two-part blog series with you again. “Someone needs this,” I heard Him whisper. Maybe it’s you.
Feeling cranky, tired, discouraged or edgy? Sure, it could be hunger or hormones, but the problem could go deeper. Recently, I was suffering from “technology overload”–and a prolonged schedule packed with new “learning curves.” We’ve been married so long, my husband recognized the symptoms immediately. It was time to talk.
“What makes your heart sing?” he asked gently but firmly. “I think that’s the real problem.” I knew immediately what he meant. Maybe you do, too. Read more
May 26, 2014
This year I wanted to share this Memorial Day Tribute with you again. Special prayers and blessings go to those of you whose friends, family members, or loved ones have given their lives for freedom.
Remember those who gave their lives for our country, for freedom, and all we hold dear. Take time today to pause and thank God for those who died. The following Memorial Day Tribute is for them and for freedom. Read more
May 7, 2014
Rebecca Barlow Jordan, Day-votions® for Mothers, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2010)
“Here is a boy with five small barley loaves and two small fish, but how far will they to among so many?” John 6:9 TNIV
Mother’s Day Poem Challenge
What About You?
How has your mom made a difference in your life?
It’s Your Turn
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April 7, 2014
Rebecca Barlow Jordan
They did not see Him coming. Not Him. They saw a hope re-kindled, an end to their injustice, an easier path to follow.
They waved their palm offerings, laid down their finest clothes, but they saw only a temporary king, not a Suffering Servant. Read more
March 17, 2014
We associate various meanings with the quality of greatness. Probably none of those equal the way Jesus explained–and lived–greatness. Read more
December 19, 2013
This is the 19th in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Christmas prayers celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured today is Jehovah Shammah, The Lord Is There. I hope these simple prayer blogs will enrich your Christmas season and draw you close to the One who is the true reason for Christmas. (I’ll be returning to my regular, weekly posts after Christmas).
Day 19 – Jehovah Shammah, The Lord Is There
Lord, when our hearts are failing, where can we go? You are our source of strength. You will hold our hand when our steps falter. In the midst of danger, persecution, or emotional confusion, You are there. Read more
December 18, 2013
This is the 18th in a series of 25 daily Christmas prayers celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured today is Jehovah Nissi, The Lord My Banner. I hope these simple prayer blogs will enrich your Christmas season and draw you close to the One who is the true reason for Christmas. (I’ll return to my regular, weekly posts after Christmas).
Day 18 – Jehovah Nissi, The Lord My Banner
Lord, the battles we fight in our hearts are not new. But we often suffer combat fatigue. We forget that You are Jehovah Nissi, The Lord My Banner.
December 17, 2013
This is the 17th in a series of daily Christmas blogs: 25 Christmas Prayers celebrating the names of our precious Lord. Featured today is Elohim, the Creator. I hope these simple prayer blogs will enrich your Christmas season and draw you close to the One who is the true reason for Christmas. (I’ll be returning to my regular, weekly posts after Christmas).
Lord, our thoughts are often filled with the ugliness of the world. But it was not You who erased the beauty. Read more