Devotional

26
Feb

To Live For – Devotional

On a day not too long ago, to a standing-room-only audience at the newly rechristened Lena Horne theater, a surprise eulogist said: “So many of us think about who or […]

19
Feb

Clutter Free – Devotional

Sometimes the horizontal surfaces at my house require my Tetris skills to tuck and balance things piling upward. When they do, I zealously donate, recycle, or discard items that no […]

12
Feb

What Really Matters – Devotional

King Amaziah had a stressful job. He led an entire nation, and if the people didn’t follow the laws of God (all 613 of them), he had to answer to […]

05
Feb

Make a Joyful Noise! – Devotional

“Do you make that much noise when you’re by yourself?” my daughter asked me as we worked independently in the same room together. Until she’d asked, I wasn’t aware of […]

29
Jan

Still, Though – Devotional

“I’m looking for a sign,” said my friend. “God has always shown me signs.”  Now there was a great wind, so strong that it was splitting mountains and breaking rocks […]

22
Jan

Depression – Devotional

Sometimes, Depression sends a postcard ahead of his visits. On one side, in fat and deceptively friendly script, the words: “Wish you were here!” On the other side, scrawled in his […]

16
Jan

Befriending Loneliness – Devotional

It is not easy for some people, including me, to speak openly about loneliness, so they remain silently lonely for loved ones, friends, the good old days. They keep loneliness […]

09
Jan

You Too? – Devotional

Simeon is the most obvious of prophets. Not like, oh Simeon, you’re so brilliant, you’re obviously a prophet! But like, duh, Simeon, it didn’t take a prophet to see that […]

02
Jan

Go! – Devotional

Each January, Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Mary Schmich invites her readers to pick a guiding word for the year—an idea that came from a reader named Mae. Mary is clear […]

28
Dec

The Miracle Question – Devotional

Being married to a marriage-and-family therapist doesn’t necessarily fix things. It isn’t like my wife Jen has some magical pixie dust to toss into the air. But one of the […]

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