Ordinary women discovering extraordinary lives in Jesus

“I marvel at the intrinsic power given to women by our Creator. Considered chattel in Biblical times, these women did not stand idly by while life rolled them over. Women have the ability to impact the world in a profound way. Even me. Even YOU. Even NOW.” Patrice Van Dyke

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DO YOU LIVE LIKE TIME HAS NO EXPIRATION DATE?

Do you check expiration dates? I do, religiously. However, I am not nearly as cognizant of time’s expiration date. But I should be. After all, I can buy more milk, I can’t purchase additional time.

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THE EMPTY MAILBOX

Many of us are happy when the mailbox is empty. No junk mail or bills! But for others, particularly shut-ins, it means no communication from the outside world or from family and friends. Staying in touch has changed over the generations, and as I contemplate how different things are from my childhood, my mind wandered further back in time. How did people communicate with friends and family who lived far away from one another in biblical times? They probably had a figuratively empty mailbox all the time. Or did they?

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WOULD JESUS USE SOCIAL MEDIA?

Email and other electronic communications have many advantages. We can receive a document immediately and share information with a large group of people instantly. We can even see pictures of someone’s vacation in present time – no more waiting on postcards that often arrived after the travelers had returned!
However, despite all the benefits, there are downsides too. Our quick fingers make it easy to say the wrong thing. We effortlessly hit “reply” on an email, “send” for a text, and “comment” on Facebook and then think that is not what I meant to say or those words didn’t come out right – at least I do. Then when I try to fix it, I only make it worse. Oh, and don’t forget how many people have gotten into trouble with Twitter – even ruined their careers! So in today’s post, we ask the question: Would Jesus use social media?

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