“One Word 2017 Cyber Retreat” is Here!

Welcome to “One Word 2017” Cyber Retreat   The Cyber Retreat is the next best thing to being there! You will have your own “One Word 2017 Retreat” with me on your own time and in your own space.  I will direct you through all of the steps. You will take action on each step to hear from God and discover YOUR ONE WORD for 2017!   Then we will create a mixed-media piece together by video! I also have a guest appearing with me, Sandi Chamberlain, a 2nd Grade teacher and amazing creative homemaker.  You can hang YOUR ONE WORD for 2017 in a special place to remind you for the whole year.  One Word can change your life! You will receive the video links, the pdf of the devotional steps, and the materials list. This retreat is FREE for you for 2017!  I want to bless you and encourage you. So sign up today and let’s get started changing our lives with ONE WORD!   Don’t have time to gather all the art supplies etc?  Let me put together a kit for you!     Jane Cook     I hope you join me for the “One Word 2017” Cyber Retreat! Would you please help me get the word out to your friends and family by sharing this post on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest?   Just hit the share buttons! I really believe that this retreat to discover Your One Word is life changing! Blessings, Jane   Yes!   I want to sign up for the “One Word Cyber...

The Proof is in the Pudding!

The holidays bring lots of amazing food and treats, but as beautiful as some things look, the test is in the tasting!  You have heard the proverb, “The proof is in the pudding?”  The actual proverb was “The proof of the pudding is in the eating.”  Proof in this context means to test.  In other words, the “quality, effectiveness or truth of something can only be judged by putting it in to action or to its intended use.  The actual taste is the only true criterion of success.” (word-detective.com) Matthew 21:28-31 is about 2 sons.  One said he would do as the father asked but did not.  The other son said no but did as the father asked.  Jesus asks, “Which of the two did the will of his father?”  “The proof of the pudding is in the eating.”…. Matthew 25:31-46 really cuts to the core of the matter.   It is about Jesus separating the sheep and the goats according to their treatment of others. ie. Fed hungy, drink to thirsty, hospitality to stranger, clothed naked, and visited prisoner.  v. 40 says “The King will answer to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.”  He also said,”Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.” It is not about how we look or even what we say, but actually what we do! The proof or test is...

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