Highways To Zion - Judy Nichols

Highways to Zion is a weekly devotional message written by Judy Nichols and aired on WVMC FM.

Holy Week - Week of March 29th

By Judy Nichols   |  March 29, 2015

This is Holy Week, when we remember the events leading up to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. On what we now call Palm Sunday Jesus approached Jerusalem surrounded by crowds hailing Him as King. Just a few days later, these same crowds would be shouting, "Crucify! Crucify!"

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Serving - Week of March 22nd

By Judy Nichols   |  March 22, 2015

My first job was as a page at the local public library. I had two duties: to put returned books back on the shelves and, if that was done, to read the Dewey decimal numbers on a section of books to make sure they were in the right order. As an introvert, that kind of job suited me just fine.

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In The Mood - Week of March 15th

By Judy Nichols   |  March 15, 2015

In order for me to really get into cleaning, I have to be in the mood. When I’m in the mood, I can go at it intensively for hours. This usually happens for the big projects, like cleaning the kitchen cupboards or washing the windows, jobs that don’t get done that often.

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Self-Denial - Week of March 8th

By Judy Nichols   |  March 8, 2015

I would venture to say that what most people think of when they think of Lent is self denial. "Giving up something for Lent" is a fairly common practice, at least among religious people. And while I would never denigrate a person’s giving up something for Lent, some of the things we give up are inconsequential at best, and at their worst make a mockery of the whole concept.

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Deep Cleaning - Week of March 1st

By Judy Nichols   |  March 1, 2015

There are lots of things around my house that don’t get cleaned routinely. I clean the kitchen counters and table several times daily because we use them all the time. I only clean the cupboards and drawers a few times a year. Once a year I take down the curtains and wash them. And I am embarrassed to admit that there are some things, like the glass in the pictures on the walls and the knickknacks, that haven’t been washed in years.

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