We follow Jesus better when we follow him together. But sometimes, it’s good to go on a solo quest or play on single player mode. Even Jesus spent time away from the crowds, even away from his own Twelve, to focus on conversation and prayer with his Father.
Sometimes the Spirit will lead you into the wilderness. And sometimes it’s good just to get away. It’s always important to stay connected to other followers who can point you to Jesus and his love for you. And once in a while, it’s good to be in the presence of the Most High all by yourself …
- Loss of the FamiliarJamie Wiechman from Breathe Life Ministries helps us make some emotional room by noticing what we’re missing as we continue to lose aspects of our normal routine.
- Temptation, The Spirit, Jesus, and MeJustin Rossow looks back at the Temptation of Jesus and what it means for the same Spirit who drove Jesus into the wilderness to be the driving force in a believer’s life still today.
- There Won’t Always be Candles in the FireplaceAlli Bauck has dreams for her home that don’t always go according to plan, but still remind her of One whose plans never fail, and of an Eternal Home being prepared for us.
- The Ash Cross of Ash WednesdayJustin Rosssow takes us through the significance of the ash cross and offers a simple Rite of Ash Removal.
- Ash Wednesday KeepsakesChristi Gerloff shares a family tradition that helps capture and keep the promise of Ash Wednesday.