Devotions

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
Self-Doubt, Angels, and Trust

Self-Doubt, Angels, and Trust

Then Zechariah said to the angel, “How shall I know this? For I am an old man, and my wife is advanced in years.” And the angel said to him...
December 19, 2022
Unafraid in the Front Row

Unafraid in the Front Row

The Lord gives sight to the blind. The Lord raises up those who were bowed down; the Lord loves the just. // Psalm 146:8 I walked through the hall of...
November 10, 2022
Put on the Armor of God

Put on the Armor of God

Therefore, put on the armor of God, that you may be able to resist on the evil day and, having done everything, to hold your ground. // Ephesians 6:13 Last...
October 27, 2022
He Looks at the Heart

He Looks at the Heart

When the disciples James and John saw this they asked, “Lord, do you want us to call down fire from heaven to consume them?” // Luke 9:54 Disheartened and angered...
September 27, 2022
Struggling to Listen to the Holy Spirit

Struggling to Listen to the Holy Spirit

Brothers and sisters, I could not talk to you as spiritual people, but as fleshly people, as infants in Christ. I fed you milk, not solid food, because you were...
August 31, 2022
Let Go and Forgive

Let Go and Forgive

“I forgave you your entire debt because you begged me to. Should you not have had pity on your fellow servant, as I had pity on you?"// Matthew 18:32-33 I’m...
August 11, 2022
Trusting for the Calm

Trusting for the Calm

The Lord will not abandon his people. // Psalm 94:14 I could feel the tears starting to burn my eyes and the emotion bubbling inside me. These were going to...
July 13, 2022
Self-Awareness and Mercy

Self-Awareness and Mercy

“Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own eye?” // Matthew 7:4 “Oh, this woman is driving me...
June 20, 2022
A Lesson in Sisterhood

A Lesson in Sisterhood

Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah. // Luke 1:39 I remember the very first Blessed is She retreat. I attended...
May 31, 2022
Have I Been Judas?

Have I Been Judas?

I gave my back to those who beat me, my cheeks to those who plucked my beard; My face I did not shield from buffets and spitting. // Isaiah 50:6...
April 13, 2022
What Our Actions Teach

What Our Actions Teach

“Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do so will be called least in the Kingdom of heaven. But whoever obeys and teaches...
March 23, 2022