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The Kindness Habit: The Fourth Tuesday in Lent

Part 3: Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: Jesus Forgives a Woman’s Sins There is a lot going on in this story. Jesus is having dinner at the home of a Pharisee. A woman enters the home & begins washing Jesus feet, using her tears & drying them with her hair. The Pharisees are stunned Jesus […]

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The Kindness Habit: Fourth Saturday in Lent

Part 3 Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: The Widow’s Son Jesus was walking through a town when a funeral procession went by. Men were carrying the body of a young man. In the group of mourners was an older woman, weeping. Jesus knew this was the mother. Jesus also understood this was her only son, […]

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The Kindness Habit: Fourth Thursday in Lent

Part 3 Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: The Raising of Lazarus In the last post, I shared a story about tow sisters, Mary & Martha. The sisters had a brother named Lazarus. As I have mentioned before, this is a time when women needed a man to care for them or they had no voice […]

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The Kindness Habit: Fourth Wednesday in Lent

Part 3 Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: Mary & Martha This is another story I LOVE to teach. Jesus is having dinner at Mary & Martha’s house, along with others. Martha is busy getting things ready for the guests while Mary is sitting at Jesus’ feet while He talks to her. Finally, Martha has had […]

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The Kindness Habit: Third Tuesday in Lent

Part 3 Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: The Adulterous Woman Before I get into this verse, I want to do a brief introduction for this part. Jesus showed incredible kindness & respect towards women at a time when women were treated like they were nothing. In part because they were nothing. Women had no value […]

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The Kindness Habit: Third Monday in Lent

Part 2 Jesus Shows Kindness to Those Close to Him: Jesus Heals a Possessed Boy Jesus comes walking into town & sees a crowd, hears the arguments coming out from the crowd. I imagine Him groaning as He heads over to see what is going on. Groaning because He knows who He is going to […]

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The Kindness Habit: Third Wednesday in Lent

Part 2 Jesus Shows Kindness to Those Close to Him: Jesus Calls Matthew Levi was a tax collector. He collected taxes for the Roman government. These taxes paid for the Roman military to provide protection for Israel. Israel didn’t have much of an army, if they had one at all. They were afraid the Assyrians […]

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The Kindness Habit: Second Tuesday in Lent

Part 2 Jesus Shows Kindness to Those Close to Him: Jesus Heals Peter’s Mother-in-Law As a woman, every time I read this story, I am struck by the fact Peter’s MIL immediately got out of a sick bed & began taking care of her guests. Everyone just stood there & let the poor woman wait […]

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The Kindness Habit: Second Monday in Lent

Part 2 Jesus Shows Kindness to Those Close to Him: The Wedding at Cana I absolutely LOVE teaching this story! I add to it but I don’t think I go overboard with my rendition. It strikes me the exchange between Mary & her Son had to be more involved than John lets on. The facial […]

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The Kindness Habit: Second Saturday in Lent

Part 1 The Power of Kindness: Jesus Brought Kindness to ALL People Studying the ministry of Jesus, I learn His focus, His mission was on one thing: the Kingdom of God. Jesus wanted to not just preach but show the Kingdom of God to the people. He wanted them to understand what this meant. to […]

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