Devotions

He Is Before All Things

He Is Before All Things

"He is before all things, and in him all things hold together." // Colossians 1:17 My friend, Beth Davis, often talks about her "life verse." Her life verse is that...
November 20, 2022
Rebuke the Shame

Rebuke the Shame

So do not be ashamed of your testimony to our Lord . . . . // 2 Timothy 1:8 When my therapist asked me how I was doing that week,...
October 02, 2022
Rejoice Despite Suffering

Rejoice Despite Suffering

"Rejoice and leap for joy on that day! Behold, your reward will be great in Heaven." // Luke 6:23 In high school, it was typical to begin every class with...
September 07, 2022
Spend Forever with Jesus

Spend Forever with Jesus

I come to gather nations of every language; they shall come and see my glory. // Isaiah 66:18 Last year, a close friend walked out of my life. I chose...
August 21, 2022
His Abundant Love

His Abundant Love

Peter began to say to him, “We have given up everything and followed you.” // Mark 10:28 One of my best friends fell madly in love with the Lord when...
March 01, 2022
This Gospel Is Also for You

This Gospel Is Also for You

"But what comes out of the man, that is what defiles him. From within the man, from his heart, come evil thoughts, unchastity, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, licentiousness,...
February 09, 2022
Sleep Through the Storm

Sleep Through the Storm

Jesus was in the stern, asleep on a cushion. They woke him and said to him, “Teacher, do you not care that we are perishing?” // Mark 4:38 Almost nothing...
January 29, 2022
What About Protector?

What About Protector?

“I will give you rest from all your enemies.” // 2 Samuel 7:11 Earlier this year, I attended the Blessed is She Fly retreat in Phoenix, and we were asked...
December 24, 2021
A Seat at Our Inner Table

A Seat at Our Inner Table

As my head hit the pillow, I could almost feel a wave of fluster flood my body, although I was not exactly sure why. I am so sensitive that I...
November 12, 2021
My Year of Hearts

My Year of Hearts

Every year, I ask the Lord for a word of the year, and this year the Lord put very clearly on my heart: it would be my year of "hearts."...
October 01, 2021
Exalt in His Love

Exalt in His Love

Shortly after graduating college, I felt a tug from the Spirit to ask my new parish if I could start a praise and worship adoration community for the young adults....
September 22, 2021
Cinnamon Roll Glory

Cinnamon Roll Glory

Unsure of whether I was too late, I parked outside my favorite coffee shop, hoping to grab a Sunday morning cinnamon roll. As I made my way to the line,...
June 09, 2021