ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Morning Coffee with Jesus - August 9, 2012

Updated on August 8, 2012

13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles[a] from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened.15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them; 16 but they were kept from recognizing him. (Luke 24:13-16 – NIV)

I could set my watch by the faithful walkers that pass by my home every morning. No matter the weather, they are very strict in their walking regimen. Sometimes I actually do use their faithfulness to gauge my own timing – if Mrs. W. has passed by I know that I have a few extra minutes. But if Emily comes by I know that I’m behind schedule and I need to get out of the house to make it to work on time.

Sometimes, on my days off I join the ranks and walk too. But my stride and my pace doesn’t match those who are “experienced” walkers. I usually slow them down which tends to frustrate them . I’m so glad that Jesus never becomes frustrated with me on my daily walk with Him!

In our scripture above, two men were walking from Jerusalem to Emmaus and Jesus came to them and began talking with them about the events of the day. Jesus walked with them and they could not recognize that the One who, that very day rose from the dead, was in their midst.

Sometimes on our walk with Jesus we are at a different pace than He. Sometimes we walk faster than Jesus and He beckons us to slow down! Not because He can’t keep up – He certainly can – but because He knows if we continue at such a fast pace we’ll wear ourselves out. Other times, we are the ones who fall behind Jesus and He has to wait for our hearts and our minds to catch up to the plan and purpose He has for us.

If we daily seek after Him and “check in” with Him before we begin our daily walk, we capture, through His word and through the voice of the Holy Spirit, the pace, the plan, and the purpose for the day.

So today, before you begin your day, give Jesus your time and attention. Don’t fail to recognize His presence as you walk along the road of life. Pay attention to the leading of the Holy Spirit so you can keep pace with the Creator of all things!

Have an awesome journey today!



    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Elisa Yager profile imageAUTHOR

      Elisa Yager 

      6 years ago

      Thank you for your feedback kellyteam - it is always appreciated. Yes, I agree, morning coffee with Jesus has been my practice for decades! Again, thank you for your feedback.

    • kellyteam profile image


      6 years ago from Michigan

      Have a little talk with Jesus. Wasn't that a song? Anyway, Beautiful. I love this hub. It is the way we should start everyday. Spending time with Jesus! Thumbs up!Shared!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)