Category Archives: Daily Drop of Hope

Teachers

May 06, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

Whoever welcomes a child, welcomes me. Jesus Lord God who created the vocation of teaching, shower your servants with grace and peace, and give them the desires of their hearts. Amen This week, the evening drop of hope is dedicated to the class of 2020. On Monday, we stared into the face of being chosen, […]

Global

May 05, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

Go into all the world and share God’s Love with every creature. Mark 16 God who is able to open the eyes of our hearts: Give our graduates the special ability to share their compassion and talents during these trying times. Amen This week’s evening drop of hope is dedicated to the class of 2020. […]

Chosen

May 04, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

For many are called, but few are chosen. Jesus God who calls everyone to live in the light of your love, help the graduates of 2020 to realize how special they are. May this bizarre circumstance result in them leading us more deeply into Your Love. This weekend Tom Hanks delivered a virtual commencement address […]

Pilgrimage

May 01, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

The Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. Psalm 121 God who leads us safely through the varied terrain of life. Help us travel with wonder and purpose. Amen This week’s evening drop series has been dedicated to the biology and spirituality of movement. Why does walking make us feel […]

We Run

April 29, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. Hebrews 12 God who goes first and God who empowers, forgive our tendency to shrink back. Give us courage to risk uncertainty and run the race marked out for us. Amen This […]

Hidden Strength

April 28, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5 Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion endures through all generations. Psalm 145 God of hidden strength and goodness, forgive our tendency to trust in worldly systems and be intimidated by appearances. Give us faith to keep taking steps. Amen This week’s […]

We Walk

April 27, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5 We walk to keep our mental and physical worlds open and to stop the walls from closing in. Dr. Shane O’Mara Creator God who makes us divinely human, lead me into new worlds of health, vitality and creativity. Amen This week, the evening drop […]

Speak

April 24, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

My speech was plain, not with a lot of eloquence or human persuasion, but the Holy Spirit’s power was in my words, showing those who heard them that the message was from God. 1 Corinthians 2 God who speaks worlds into being, teach me how to speak from my heart. Amen This evening’s drop of […]

Every-day Peacemaking

April 22, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5 Spirit of Christ, embodied by Jesus and the assembly of saints: Help me to host your peacemaking ways in my body too! Help my faith community become agents of peace near and far. Amen Today Daily Drop of Hope is from […]

Decisions

April 21, 2020, By: Katie Martinez

Wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere. And a harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. James 3 Jesus, who taught us the Way of Wisdom, thank you for relieving us of the anguish of impossible […]