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31 Days of Gleaning With Ruth: Questioning My Way Through a Famine Season by Lisa Brittain. Enjoy this devotional through the Old Testament book of Ruth with a fresh journal, a new pen and an open heart. https://smile.amazon.com/dp/1976767725/ref=cm_sw_r_u_apa_glt_fabc_ZX22D56T4P7GPG8GNKEX Thank you in advance for your purchase and for helping me help others get into the Word … Continue reading Check this out at Amazon

Day 21: Will I {give} my sandal in pledge?

“Then I can’t redeem it,” the family redeemer replied, “because this might endanger my own estate. You redeem the land; I cannot do it.”   Now in those days it, was the custom in Israel for anyone transferring a right of purchase to remove his sandal and hand it to the other party. This publicly validated … Continue reading Day 21: Will I {give} my sandal in pledge?

Day 19: How {brave} are you, dear sojourner, seeking a better life in a foreign land.

As I interact with precious sojourners learning their way in southern America, I am reminded of my childhood in South Miami.  My friends, from 2nd grade on, were most often 2nd generation Cuban.  Their parents and grandparents, aunts and uncles fled from Cuba to find freedom in America.  I enjoy rich childhood memories of visiting in their homes, listening to their fluid Spanish with dramatic tones and gestures and I delighted in their delicious native foods.

Day 16: What if we could {read} the script in advance?

She replied, "Wait, my daughter until you learn how the matter turns out, for the man will not rest but will settle the matter today."  Ruth 3:18 As I am spending these 31 days of October reading through the book of Ruth, I am using the word prompts for each day supplied by Kate Motaung … Continue reading Day 16: What if we could {read} the script in advance?

Day 13: Who will I {invite} to the table?

And at mealtime Boaz said to her, "Come here and eat some bread and dip your morsel in the wine."  So she sat beside the reapers, and he passed to her roasted grain.  And she ate until she was satisfied, and she had some left over."  Ruth 2:14 {Invite}  to request the presence or participation of in … Continue reading Day 13: Who will I {invite} to the table?

Day 12: Before I was formed, did you {write} my story?

Your eyes saw my unformed body;     all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. How precious to me are your thoughts, God!     How vast is the sum of them!   Psalm 139:16-17 I was pondering the word for today {write} from Kate's list of 31 Five-Minute Friday prompts, … Continue reading Day 12: Before I was formed, did you {write} my story?

Day 10: My daughter, will you {listen} to me?

So Boaz said to Ruth, "My daughter, listen to me.  Don't go and glean in another field and don't go away from here.  Stay here with my servant girls.  Watch the field where the men are harvesting, and follow along after the girls.  I have told the men not to touch you.  And whenever you … Continue reading Day 10: My daughter, will you {listen} to me?

Day 6: How do I know my {story} has significance?

So speak encouraging words to one another. Build up hope so you’ll all be together in this, no one left out, no one left behind. I know you’re already doing this; just keep on doing it.  I Thessalonians 5:11 msg The book of Ruth is full of individual people simply living their lives while under … Continue reading Day 6: How do I know my {story} has significance?