Category Archives: Devotional

One Thing Becomes Everything

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. – Philippians 4:6   I first met Trisha during my freshman year at Valley Lutheran High School … Continue reading

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The Journey

“In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town … Continue reading

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Keep In Touch

“But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him.” – Luke 15:20b In recent years, we … Continue reading

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YODO

“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart, I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33 If you only had a week to live, … Continue reading

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First Light

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him. – Psalm 28:7 If you were to ask me to make … Continue reading

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An Uphill Climb

As a child, I always enjoyed going to the mall with my mom. Now let me immediately admit there were selfish motivations at play. Yes, I held a little bit of hope that she might buy me something (never a … Continue reading

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For Your Protection

The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. – Psalm 121:7-8 From time to time, God has a way of putting us … Continue reading

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An Election Carol

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose – Romans 8:28 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, … Continue reading

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Amiracle

“Then they cried out to the Lord in their trouble, and He brought them out of their distress. He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed. They were glad when it grew calm, and … Continue reading

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The Powerful Play Goes On

Back during my younger years, I wasn’t much of a reader. In fact, I only read four books when I was a kid. I always thought reading was passive. I had places to go and things to do. Even in … Continue reading

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