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Doing the unimaginable

Today’s Monday Motivation features a devotional from Amy Peterson about how God surprises us with the unimaginable. It’s called “The Foolish Way of New Life.” Read it from Our Daily Bread by clicking here.

Jonathon shared “Cleaning Method,” from Patricia Raybon. Check it out by clicking here.

Name something you eat that comes on a stick.

1- corn dog (39 of the 100 votes)
2- popsicle or ice cream (35)
3- kabob (7)
4- cotton candy (5)
5- candy apple (5)

Congratulations to Janice from Mount Vernon, who guessed the top two answers and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Jonathon

In God We Trust

It was a great Independence Day weekend, but it’s a new week!

Today, I shared some Monday Motivation in the form of two devotionals from Our Daily Bread.

Read them here! -> “In God We Trust” and “Choosing to Honor God”

I also recapped July First Friday–an event that enticed an even larger crowd than June! With food, music, trains, dogs of all sizes, Main Street had it all on Friday night!

Name something you wouldn’t be able to do if your water was shut off.

  1. Bathe/Shower 58
  2. Cook 15
  3. Wash Hands 13
  4. Boil Water 3
  5. Flush 3
  6. Wash Dishes 3

Congratulations to Sandy of Mount Vernon for correctly guessing the top 2 answers to win the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening

Jonathon

Making Something Out of Nothing

Today, I recapped the Centerburg Heart of Ohio USA Days Festival that took place Thursday through Saturday this past weekend.

Now we look forward to July First Friday on the 2nd that I talked about briefly as well.

Of course, I also shared some Monday Motivation from Our Daily Bread.

I shared two devotionals. From Monica La Rose, you can read “God’s Protection” here and also “Legacy of Kindness” from Xochitl (sow-cheel) Dixon here.

Name something you pick.

  1. Flowers (28)
  2. Fruit (25)
  3. Nose (23)
  4. Dog/Pet (6)
  5. Teeth (6)

Congratulations to Jennifer of Mount Vernon for correctly guessing the top two answers and winning the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening!

Jonathon

When plans don’t work out…

Today my plans got derailed a bit due to an equipment issue that knocked us off the air for about 15 minutes. I picked this devotional for Monday Motivation because it’s a good reminder of this question: how do you respond then your plans don’t work out? Or get postponed?

This passage is called “Imperfect Plans” from Jennifer Schuldt. Read it from Our Daily Bread by clicking here.

Name Something In A Person’s Closet That Only Comes Out On Special Occasions 
1. Suit/Tux (35)
2. Dress (26)
3. Jewelry (10)
4. Dress Shoes (6)
5. Shotgun (4)

Congratulations to Craig from Mount Vernon, who guessed correctly and wins the $5 gift certificate to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe

Living in the trunk…or the branches?

Today I shared a Monday Motivation reminder from Our Daily Bread writer Monica Brands rooted in the Paul’s letter in Ephesians.

You can read it by clicking here.

Name Something That Has to Be Licked 

Lollipop (33)
Ice Cream/Cone (32)
Stamp (11)
Popsicle (10)
Envelope (9)
Your Lips (2)

Congratulations to Tim from Mount Vernon, who guessed the top two answers and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe

God’s unique handiwork…

Today we shared some Monday Motivation from Our Daily Bread – the first was a story from Monica LaRose about the infamous Grasshopper Mouse, also called the “Werewolf Mouse”…here’s a photo by the way…

yep, he’s howling!

Read the devotional here, called ‘Small But Mighty’

Jonathon’s devotional is from Tim Gustafson, called ‘A Tree to Heal.’ Read more here.

Name a way a monkey can probably tell you’re not another monkey.

1- smell (34)
2- not hairy (14)
3- face (12)
4- walk (7)
5- clothes (5)
6- size (4)
T6- not in cage (4)

Congratulations to Charla from Utica, who guessed the top two answers and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup!

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Jonathon

A call to forgiveness

This week’s Monday Motivation focuses on forgiveness and embracing the presence of the Holy Spirit.

Jonathon shared “Chosen to Forgive” from Our Daily Bread and author Elisa Morgan. Read it by clicking here.

Joe’s devotional is from author Lisa Samra, called “It’s Jesus.” Read more here.

Name an occupation that starts with the letter ‘J’:

1. Janitor (62)
2. Judge/Justice (19)
3. Jeweler (5)
4. Jockey (4)
5. Journalist (4)
6. Juggler (3)

Congratulations to Stacy from Mount Vernon who guessed our top two correctly and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup. Thanks for listening!

-Joe and Jonathon

Choosing to hope…

Today we kicked off the show with Danny Gokey’s song, ‘New Day,’ which says, “this is a new day, everything’s bursting with hope…” and I started thinking, do we really feel that way? Sometimes, don’t we have to intentionally CHOOSE hope? That’s the topic of today’s Monday Motivation from author Lisa Samra. You can find the link to Our Daily Bread by clicking here.

Name something that might be full of holes…
1- swiss cheese (40)
2- clothes or socks (16)
3- an alibi/story (14)
4- net or fishing net (9)
5- colander/strainer (8)
6- golf course…screen…road/street (all with 2 votes)

Congratulations to Jackie from Mount Vernon, who guessed the top two answers correctly and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe

The Music ‘Heart Revolution’

Today’s Monday Motivation comes from author Bill Crowder and reminds us of the power of music. It can change the direction of our attitude and our day. It can give us great hope when we’re feeling down. It also started a revolution in Estonia!

Read more here with Bill’s devotional from Our Daily Bread.

Today’s Family Feud-style question:
If you lived in the Sahara Desert, name the top two things you’d have to get used to…

1- the heat
2- sand
3- sweating
4- insects
5- wind
6- squatting
7- sunburn
8- lack of water

Congratulations to Peter from Howard, who guessed those top two answers and wins the $5 gift card to Everlasting Cup.

Thanks for listening!
– Joe

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