Devotions

The Messiah Is Still Coming

The Messiah Is Still Coming

She never left the temple, but worshiped night and day with fasting and prayer. // Luke 2:37b I sat in a dimly lit room, nursing a sleepy babe and scrolling....
February 02, 2023
What Part of “Fear Not” Are You Not Understanding?

What Part of “Fear Not” Are You Not Understanding?

The Lord’s kindness is everlasting to those who fear him. // Psalm 103:17 There’s a hilarious old Tumblr thread about how terrifying are the actual descriptions of angels in the...
February 01, 2023
Your Brokenness Doesn't Scare Him

Your Brokenness Doesn't Scare Him

She fell down before Jesus and told him the whole truth. // Mark 5:33 I sat there in front of the monstrance in the deserted adoration chapel feeling empty, worn...
January 31, 2023
Stand in Your Reclaimed Identity

Stand in Your Reclaimed Identity

“Go home to your family and announce to them all that the Lord in His pity has done for you.” Then the man went off and began to proclaim in...
January 30, 2023
Examining the State of Our Hearts

Examining the State of Our Hearts

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. // Matthew 5:9 From my eighth-grade desk, I looked over at Kat and her golden locks shimmering in...
January 29, 2023
Letting Our Faith Grow

Letting Our Faith Grow

Brothers and sisters: Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen. // Hebrews 11:1 It has been said that Saint Francis de Sales...
January 28, 2023
Prepping the Seed Bed

Prepping the Seed Bed

“It is like a mustard seed that, when it is sown in the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on the earth.” // Mark 4:31 It was a...
January 27, 2023
Like a Grandmother

Like a Grandmother

I yearn to see you again, recalling your tears, so that I may be filled with joy, as I recall your sincere faith that first lived in your grandmother Lois...
January 26, 2023
Live in the Light

Live in the Light

Immediately things like scales fell from his eyes and he regained his sight. // Acts 9:18 I know I need Jesus to illuminate so many areas of my life. There...
January 25, 2023
Are You His Sister?

Are You His Sister?

“For whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother.” // Mark 3:35 The kitchen clock ticked steadily while my son sat fidgeting over his math...
January 24, 2023
A House That Can Stand

A House That Can Stand

“If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.” // Mark 3:25 I put my phone down on the days there is breaking news....
January 23, 2023
Division and Disagreement

Division and Disagreement

I urge you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree in what you say, and that there be no divisions among...
January 22, 2023