FOOT WASHING AND HUMILITY

by Lupie Riley. Recently while surfing on the internet I came across a video of a policeman washing the feet of a blind, homeless man. This gesture touched my heart and had much to say about humility.

 It’s an unlikely verse to trigger such emotion.  The signing off of a letter to a friend.  But I can feel John’s affection in the words; I relate to his longing to be together.  If I had to rewrite them for today, the words would say: 

 “I have so much to say to you but I don’t want to do it over Zoom or FaceTime anymore.  For weeks, seeing your faces and hearing your voices was enough, but now I want to sit with you and chat.  I want to hug you.  I want to be with you in person.  That will be a joyful day!” 

Take heart, I have overcome the world 

He overcame the world by His death, He conquered death by His resurrection. This tribulation is bringing financial ruin, emotional stress, physical ailments and death, but remember that Jesus has conquered it ALL. We have to trust in His plan for us and remember His promise :

Make a choice Esther

 For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?”Esther

Be Still

What if? What now? How will I manage?

I’m listening.

It’s quite ironic that after I wrote about making rest a priority, all chaos reigned.  Things out of my control pressed down on all sides taking power over my time.  It’s also ironic that after several weeks of juggling, the message on Sunday was about making rest a priority.  Hmmm…Did the pastor read my blog post?  LOL.  I doubt it!  Is God maybe trying to remind me? 

2020 Vision: First Love

  It’s that time again, the Roaring 20’s—very special, only comes once every hundred years. During Christmas, an aunt asked me what I see myself doing this coming year?  I told her I am not sure, I don’t have 2020 vision