Week 2 Forgive

Day 8: Forgive

WEEK 2, DAY 8: FORGIVE Scripture Reference: Mark 8:27-38 Pain. No matter how it came or how deep it runs, everyone has felt its touch. But there is a special kind of pain, one that is more personal and might just run deeper than the rest: betrayal. We feel betrayal for nearly infinite reasons, whether…

Day 9: Transparency

Day 9: Transparency

WEEK 2, DAY 9: TRANSPARENCY Scripture Reference: Mark 9:2-13 Being transparent is difficult.  I would not say it is “mission impossible” but it is uncomfortable.  Why? Because it means we have to be vulnerable. When God called me to ministry, I knew in my heart that meant I would have to be transparent about my…

Day 10: Integrity

Day 10: Integrity

WEEK 2, DAY 10: INTEGRITY Scripture Reference: Mark 10:1-31 Integrity isn’t for cowards. Integrity means doing what is right even when it hurts. It means being honest and dependable, all the time. It means people can always trust you to do the right thing. It’s the best reputation you could possible have. “Integrity is doing the right…

Day 11: Honesty

Day 11: Honesty

WEEK 2, DAY 11: HONESTY Scripture Reference: Mark 11:1-25 Honesty is a characteristic that many of us learn at a very early age. Many of us have either seen it displayed in those who provided us guidance in our early childhood. It also could’ve been one of our earliest expectations when interacting with others. I…

Day 13: Empathy

Day 13: Empathy

WEEK 2, DAY 13: EMPATHY Scripture Reference: Mark 13:32-37 “We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer “I know how you feel.” “I get ya!” But do you? Meaning, do you know what…

Day 14: Generosity

Day 14: Generosity

WEEK 2, DAY 14: GENEROSITY Scripture Reference: Mark 14:1-9 The Word of God provides a clear path of understanding the acts of generosity.  “Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly…