10.4.2020 Finding Joy Where We Are by Reaching our Goals

Read Reflect Respond for August 21st-27th 2017

Use this as a guide to help you grow closer to God. Take some time in your day to Read the daily reading slowly and allow the Holy Spirit to guide you as you read. Reflect on what you heard, read or experienced when reading the word of God in with a journal or some other ways that you can express what you experienced as you read the scriptures. Respond in prayer, going to God with everything that is on your heart and just pray.

  • Monday: Exodus 1:8-2:10
  • Tuesday: Psalm 124 (UMH 846)
  • Wednesday: Romans 12:1-8
  • Thursday: Matthew 16:13-20
  • Friday: James 1

Daily Readings

I read a lot, and one of the things I read every day is a daily devotional book. I buy one every year at Annual Conference and last year I picked up  this gem from Henri Nouwen’s Bread For The Journey: A Daybook of Wisdom and Faith it has been a great read. Today there was a line that we really good. 

Contradictions, thus understood, create the friction that can help us move toward God.  ~April 20th Henri Nouwen Bread For The Journey: A Daybook of Wisdom and Faith

How are you moving towards God? What are you doing that stretches you?