Daily Devotion – Listening When We Don’t Want To

Daily Devotion – Listening When We Don’t Want To

So, here’s the backstory. Ahab, king of Israel, partners up with Jehoshaphat, king of Judah, to attack a common enemy. Ahab (not a godly guy) is asked by Jehoshaphat (a very godly guy) to seek the counsel of a prophet of the Lord before they follow through with their...
Daily Devotion – Devotions or Devoted?

Daily Devotion – Devotions or Devoted?

Do you have consistent devotions with your family? I don’t. I’m okay with that, and here’s why! For years, I have felt condemned, inadequate and ashamed that we’ve never really pulled off doing a daily or even weekly family devotions. We’ve done devotions here and...
Daily Devotion – Are We In Awe of God

Daily Devotion – Are We In Awe of God

During a recent Sunday School class, we were discussing the nature of God and our identity in relation to Him. A remark that the teacher (who happens to be my husband) made, stuck with me. He said, “God isn’t just a better version of the best version of us.” How true...
Daily Devotion – Lessons in the Classroom

Daily Devotion – Lessons in the Classroom

The beginning of a new year is always exciting. I look forward to seeing all of the new faces that I will be stuck with for 180 days. I am just joking – I love my students. This year, I have five classes and was excited to meet my new students. On the first day of...
Daily Devotion – You Must Go

Daily Devotion – You Must Go

Maybe you understand all too well Jeremiah’s lament.  Maybe you too have been given a task to do by the Lord and all you can see is your inadequacies.  Maybe you too have argued with the Lord and expressed why you can’t do what He has given you to do.  Or, maybe...
Daily Devotion – Trading Post

Daily Devotion – Trading Post

Trading is part of the human experience. From an early age, we learn the art of the deal. Trades occur daily across elementary school lunch tables where bags of potato chips are exchanged for chocolate chip cookies. Playgrounds become swap meets with the currency of...