Devotions

A Quiet Card Game

A Quiet Card Game

He told his disciples to have a boat ready for him because of the crowd, so that they would not crush him. // Mark 3:9 “Hey, I know you’re tired,...
January 19, 2023
Infinitely Pursued

Infinitely Pursued

"And if he finds it, amen, I say to you, he rejoices more over it than over the ninety-nine that did not stray. In just the same way, it is...
December 06, 2022
Body a Temple, Mind a Garbage Heap

Body a Temple, Mind a Garbage Heap

Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you? //1 Corinthians 3:16 UGH! WHY!? ARE YOU KIDDING ME??? *throws...
November 09, 2022
Thoughts and Prayers and Toes

Thoughts and Prayers and Toes

Brothers and sisters: We always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and powerfully bring to fulfillment every good purpose and every effort of...
October 30, 2022
All Glory to God

All Glory to God

Naked I came forth from my mother’s womb, and naked shall I go back again. The LORD gave and the LORD has taken away, blessed be the name of the...
September 26, 2022
Falling, Landing, and Crying

Falling, Landing, and Crying

God, in your goodness, you have made a home for the poor. A bountiful rain you showered down, O God, upon your inheritance; you restored the land when it languished;...
August 28, 2022
The Roof of the Garden

The Roof of the Garden

Jesus dismissed the crowds and went into the house. His disciples approached him and said, “Explain to us the parable of the weeds in the field.” He said in reply,...
July 26, 2022
The Power of Making Amends

The Power of Making Amends

Therefore, if you bring your gift to the altar, and there recall that your brother has anything against you, leave your gift there at the altar, go first and be...
June 09, 2022
A New Smile

A New Smile

The father of orphans and the defender of widows is God in his holy dwelling. God gives a home to the forsaken; he leads forth prisoners to prosperity. // Psalm...
May 30, 2022
The Day My Appendix Failed

The Day My Appendix Failed

Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed, and ran to announce the news to his disciples. And behold, Jesus met them on...
April 18, 2022
Ashes and Shame

Ashes and Shame

At that moment his disciples returned, and were amazed that he was talking with a woman, but still no one said, “What are you looking for?” or “Why are you...
March 20, 2022
The Unspoken "I Told You So"

The Unspoken "I Told You So"

“Stop judging and you will not be judged. Stop condemning and you will not be condemned. Forgive and you will be forgiven. Give, and gifts will be given to you;...
February 20, 2022