Oct 15, 2012

Monday SHINE....

Reading Plan for the week of 10/15-10/19:

Good morning, sweet SHINE girls! This week will be different from any other week before here on  SHINE. My family and I are on Fall break and will be heading out of town soon. (insert a big Yay!!)

So, since I am never sure how my Internet service will be out of town, I am taking this week off from posting. (i really am!....although, don't be surprised if I check in on you!) ;)

However, here is the deal:

  • we still have to read our daily reading. (yes!)
  • please continue to visit the prayer page for special requests and/or to pray over your fellow SHINE sisters (thank you!)
  • you may discuss the reading under this post if you would like. (lots of goodness to discuss!)
  • take this week to catch up if you have fallen behind. (you can do it!)
  • continue SHINE-ing bright for Jesus in all you do! (you are a blessing to all around you!)
Are we clear?

Okay, so if you have anything that jumps out of you in the reading, please discuss here under this post. We LOVE to hear your sweet feedback and insight!

I love this verse from our reading today. Ask the Father how to apply this to your life right now. It's such LIFE to a weary little heart. 

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, 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 yoke is easy and my burden is light.”
Matthew 11:28-30

Are you needing some rest, sweet girl? Go to Him. He's waiting for you.

missing you already,



  1. Anonymous10/15/2012

    Enjoy your vacation!!!! :) We will keep reading!!

  2. Anonymous10/15/2012

    Matthew is my favorite chapter of our reading so far! It is so good to be reminded of God's promises and to recount the stories of Jesus! The verse you quoted above is one of my favorites and it brings such peace. It makes you realize just how light our load really should be with Jesus.

  3. Anonymous10/15/2012

    Happy Vaca!!! Love, Sarah

  4. I love how God makes this provision of getting in the yoke with Him, when going thru everyday life and when trials come, if we really get there with Him and let every decision be based in His character and His Word, the burden is easy. Help us Lord to be followers of You, in Your yoke going down the road following you instead of just bringing You with us, including You in our decisions and plans. It's a trick of the enemy to divert us, deceive us and re-direct us thru our own mindful purposes, you tell us again and again in Your Word. It's YOU and YOU alone that carries us, leads us, provides for us and YOUR WILL is what we really want. Help us leave it at the foot of the cross and get in this yoke 'to find rest for our souls' with YOu. Just a closer walk with Thee, grant it Jesus is my plea. Amen


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