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Latest Devotionals

January 1, 2022

Counting the Days

This year I resolved not to forget what day it is. I know it sounds a bit absurd to forget what day it is, but sometimes it happens. In high school...

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December 31, 2021

Still on the Boat

I was preparing for an entrance exam. I had failed the exam the previous year, and I was very stressed. I was not sure what to do. My mom called me...

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December 30, 2021

Overcoming Sadness

Every once in a while I’m overwhelmed by fears that my cancer will return. The fear often catches me off guard and leads me to despair. I don’t relish the sad...

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December 29, 2021

Change the World

My friend Adam and I were camping, celebrating my decision to follow Christ. As I sat by the campfire, wrestling with the responsibility of my new faith, I felt a firm...

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December 28, 2021

Resting in God’s will

I had retired from my job of over 20 years, and my children were all grown with families of their own. My once-hectic schedule of being a working mom seemed to...

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December 27, 2021


While hiking deep in the woods of Yosemite National Park we had become lost, and with dusk approaching we had no clue how to get back to our tent. We would...

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December 26, 2021

Never Alone

My dad passed away a few years ago. I often remember him, particularly when I am in an emotional downturn. I miss his support. I remember his goodness. He would always...

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December 25, 2021

Christmas Day

I sometimes feel sorry for the poor Bethlehem innkeeper in all our modern Christmas stories and plays. He is usually depicted as a mean man who somehow should have been able...

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December 24, 2021

Christmas Eve

I live in a two-season tropical country where churches have large windows and vents to keep us cool in the summer. During one Christmas service, wind and rain came into the...

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December 23, 2021

Making Space

Our kitchen sink was not draining. We tried several clog removers, but nothing seemed to work. With no other option, I got out my tools and took apart the pipes. It...

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I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

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