Devotionals

Meeting Everyday Needs: When Serving “Small” is Actually Serving Big

I rounded the corner and drove up the long driveway shared with two other duplexes. I pulled into my parking spot, the one next to me empty as usual. My headlights shone on trash and recycling cans, prompting me to make a mental note that they needed to be dragged to the end of the… Continue reading Meeting Everyday Needs: When Serving “Small” is Actually Serving Big

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Live at Peace with One Another

“Should you put this away, mommy?” came the voice of my son. He was standing in the middle of a room littered with blocks, Paw Patrol figures, pretend tools, and random kitchen items turned toys, holding a small bottle of eye drops in his little outstretched hand. Eye drops that I used before he woke… Continue reading Live at Peace with One Another

Devotionals

Going to Battle Against the Sly Lies of Satan

I have a secret that only one other person knows about. It’s a secret I’ve kept for years and years, without any intention of revealing it to others. This is in part because it is so utterly, completely embarrassing, but mostly because I forgot about it until I was getting ready for work the other… Continue reading Going to Battle Against the Sly Lies of Satan

Devotionals

Believing That It Is Well (When Life Doesn’t Feel That Way)

Perhaps you’ve heard the story of the origin of the hymn, “It Is Well With My Soul”. Horatio Spafford, a prominent Chicago businessman, lost his business and his five children in three separate tragedies within a few short years. After the loss of four of his children in a shipwreck, he penned the well-known hymn.… Continue reading Believing That It Is Well (When Life Doesn’t Feel That Way)