Category Archives: Musings and ponderings

Make my life count for The Kingdom

By: Carole L. Haines  The Lord seems to want me to be a little vulnerable by sharing from my personal journal today. Here you go:  Lord, fill my day with whatever You want it to be filled with. Fill my day … Continue reading

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O Yes, we do have wings

“I said, “Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest. 7 “Behold, I would wander far away, I would lodge in the wilderness. Selah. 8 “I would hasten to my place of refuge from the stormy wind and tempest.” (Psalm 55:6-8)  As I was … Continue reading

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Come away to a secluded place

By: Carole L. Haines   “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My … Continue reading

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That Confusing Saturday

by: Carole L. Haines I can’t imagine how depressed those disciples must have felt when they awoke to the reality of Saturday morning. The day after having lived the most horrific day in history.  Good Friday is what we call … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Sufferings of Christ, 5

By: Carole L. Haines  “But He was pierced for our offenses,  He was crushed for our wrongdoings. The punishment for our well-being was laid upon Him, And by His wounds we are healed. All of us, like sheep, have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the Lord has caused the wrongdoing … Continue reading

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Reflections on The Sufferings of Christ, 4

by: Carole L. Haines  Jesus Himself told us He must suffer, be handed over, and die:  “The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes and be killed and be raised on … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Sufferings of Christ, 3

By: Carole L. Haines  However, it was our sicknesses that He Himself bore, and our pains that He carried; Yet we ourselves assumed that He had been afflicted, struck down by God, and humiliated. 1) But He was pierced for our offenses, 2) He was crushed for our wrongdoings; 3) The punishment for our well-being was laid upon Him, 4) And by His wounds we are healed. (Isaiah … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Sufferings of Christ

by: Carole L. Haines  As we reflect on our Precious Savior this Holy week. I want us to reflect on Christ’s actual triumphs in us through all He chose to suffer. We know He chose this path because we learned yesterday that He … Continue reading

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The After Party

By: Carole L. Haines  “Now the crowds going ahead of Him, and those who followed, were shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David; Blessed is the One who comes in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest!”  (Matthew 21:9)  The scene must have been remarkable to … Continue reading

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Innermost being: Rivers of Living waters

by: Carole L. Haines “The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” (John 7:38)  Have you ever gotten a lesson in yourself? Yeah! I have been getting a big dose … Continue reading

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