Day 39 – On the Trail for 40 days

Day 39 – On the Trail for 40 days

Readings: 2 Kings 23:21-28, 2 Chronicles 35:1-19, Exodus 12 This is it! We made it! Today is day 39. Yes this is a 40 days series, a 40 day Lenten reflection of the old testament, but day 40 falls on Sunday. It’s time to celebrate! Tonight Passover begins and...
Day 32 – On the Trail for 40 days

Day 32 – On the Trail for 40 days

Readings: Jeremiah 2:1-13, John 7:37-39, John 4: 1-26 Hiking a very long trail without a source of water is fatal planning. “Most shelters on the AT are situated in close proximity to a spring, and many hikers rely on the fact that if the water runs directly...
Day 29 – On the Trail for 40 days

Day 29 – On the Trail for 40 days

Readings: 2 Kings 21:19-26, 2 Chronicles 33: 21-25; Luke 14: 7-11 “Throughout 208 years under 39 kings, both the northern kingdom and the southern kingdom repeatedly turned their backs on God, and it was time for drastic actions.” (1) Our Lenten journey...
Sunday Nights with Nana

Sunday Nights with Nana

In 2020 we started a tradition on Sunday evenings. After 19 years raising children, sending our last child off to college (UNCW; Go Seahawks), we decided to do dinner with my mom every Sunday evening at 5pm, “no matter what”. To make it interesting we only...
Day 17 – On the Trail for 40 Days

Day 17 – On the Trail for 40 Days

Readings: Psalm 120- 135 The Psalms of Ascents were a group of 15 psalms most likely collected by king Hezekiah.. To review: our southern Judean king, who loved the Lord wholeheartedly, brought back traditions and practices of his ancestors. He collected proverbs, and...
Day 16 – On the Trail for 40 Days

Day 16 – On the Trail for 40 Days

Readings: Proverbs 29, 30, 31 Do you collect anything? If I could be accused of hording anything, it may be books. My husband would say clothes, but you can never have enough clothes or shoes right? King Hezekiah had an interest in collecting religious literature. I...