Tag: Lent

Yearly devotions for the Lenten season

MENTORING MOMENTS – TO SAY OR TO DO

TUESDAY, APRIL 5THA TIME FOR A STORY As we gather with Jesus for our Tuesday story, Jesus first gives us a little background information. He explains that, after the chief priests and elders witnessed his triumphal entry into Jerusalem and people gathered to shout… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – TO SAY OR TO DO”

MENTORING MOMENTS – TO ACT OR TO PLACE (DO NOT WORRY)

MONDAY, APRIL 4THA TIME OF COMFORT As we sit by Jesus, awaiting his good word, we try to release our thoughts from any troubles or concerns. But this isn’t always easy, is it? We always welcome – perhaps need – his comforting presence and… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – TO ACT OR TO PLACE (DO NOT WORRY)”

MENTORING MOMENTS – PURE IN HEART

FRIDAY, APRIL 1STA TIME OF BLESSING Today is Friday, our time to gather for a blessing from our mentor and friend, Jesus. He welcomes us to his side as he shares the next words from his Sermon on the Mount, the Beatitudes… Blessed are… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – PURE IN HEART”

MENTORING MOMENTS – DIFFERING OPINIONS

THURSDAY, MARCH 31STA TIME OF SHARED STRUGGLES As Holy Week gradually draws closer, we wonder what Jesus may have to say to us today. What will be his story of frustration? How will we share that same struggle? We quiet ourselves to listen as… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – DIFFERING OPINIONS”

MENTORING MOMENTS – TAKE NOTHING

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30THA TIME OF INSTRUCTION For our Wednesday instruction, we find Jesus recalling his time with his disciples and the adventures they had together. Today he shares one meaningful moment with us… Then I called the twelve together and gave them power and… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – TAKE NOTHING”

MENTORING MOMENTS – FAIR IS UNFAIR

TUESDAY, MARCH 29THA TIME FOR A STORY Jesus has a longer story to tell today, so he begins right away… For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – FAIR IS UNFAIR”

MENTORING MOMENTS – LIGHT OF THE WORLD

MONDAY, MARCH 28A TIME OF COMFORT Today our mentor Jesus shares a deeply comforting promise, a reminder of his presence with us. He simply says… I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – LIGHT OF THE WORLD”

MENTORING MOMENTS – MERCY ME

FRIDAY, MARCH 25THA TIME OF BLESSING Our Friday time of blessing with Jesus holds more treasures for us. Today, Jesus shares another gift from the Beatitudes, one that asks us to bless but also promises to bless us: Blessed are the merciful, for they… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – MERCY ME”

MENTORING MOMENTS – TRUE TRUST

THURSDAY, MARCH 24THA TIME OF SHARED STRUGGLES As we gather with Jesus to hear another of his frustrations – the ones we often share – we are grateful to know that he understands us and our frailties so very well. I made the disciples… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – TRUE TRUST”

MENTORING MOMENTS – KEEP IT SIMPLE

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23RDA TIME OF INSTRUCTION When we come to Jesus our mentor for our time of instruction today, we find him quiet and reflective. Like the disciples (in Luke 11), we ask Jesus, “Lord, teach us to pray.” Jesus smiles and shares the… Continue Reading “MENTORING MOMENTS – KEEP IT SIMPLE”