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God Meant it for Good

by MJohnson

God Meant it for Good Jeremy Hodges When we get toward the end of the narrative in Genesis that covers Joseph’s life, we are able to see a man established in position, but also in his faith.  His brothers, however, feel that they are much more precariously placed at Joseph’s mercy.  Once their father Israel […]

Entering and Leaving Our Gethsemane

by MJohnson

Perhaps as we meditate, we should spend more time with Jesus in Gethsemane. On the night of His betrayal, that garden was filled with intense emotions. Do not just read what happened there but take time to feel the emotions: the emotions of the sleeping disciples whom Jesus rebuked; the emotions of Judas as he […]

“ME and SELF”

by MJohnson

“ME and SELF” I live with my beautiful bride, Judy, and a cranky old man named My Self. Sometimes, when I rise early for my 45-minute walk, Self tells me, “You can’t go out and walk today. Your knee hurts.” “Well, we’re going out anyway,” I reply. “I’m just trying to say your right knee […]