Daily Devotion – I Spy

Daily Devotion – I Spy

Remember the childhood game of “I Spy”? Someone chooses an object in the room and tells just the color: “I spy something red.” Then everyone else tries to guess the item by its color only. The remarkable thing is that as soon as the color red is mentioned, all the red...
Daily Devotion – My Lesson Plan In Praying

Daily Devotion – My Lesson Plan In Praying

There are some lessons most of us had to learn over and over again. You know why? Because we are hard headed and didn’t fully appreciate the lesson when we learned it the first time. Recently, I heard a minister’s sermon on why we sin. The pastor said we...
Daily Devotion – Dead Prayer Life

Daily Devotion – Dead Prayer Life

OH LORD, THANK YOU JESUS An older lady frequented a church located in the heart of a sketchy neighborhood in the Bronx. This lady would pray the same simple prayer over and over again whenever people would sit next to her or be in a group. Her prayer of few words was,...
Daily Devotion – Back to School Prayers

Daily Devotion – Back to School Prayers

Years later, I still remember the chatter and laughter as my girls walked up the driveway. A good sign, I thought as I listened for a comment to give me a preview of their day. They started at a new school. Each hour I prayed through their schedules posted on our...
Daily Devotion – Persistent Prayer and Meditation

Daily Devotion – Persistent Prayer and Meditation

Jesus and His friends, the disciples, were in a ship on their way to the country of the Gergesenes, when suddenly a great storm arose. The storm was so intense that the disciples thought the ship would sink, and they would die. Meanwhile, Jesus slept. How is it that...
Daily Devotion – My Hurricane Lessons

Daily Devotion – My Hurricane Lessons

My hurricane experience taught me a few lessons. My neighborhood sits against a levee, and as the rain saturated our city, the levee started to fill. When the sheriff and police officers came to talk to us about evacuating, they shared information about that levee and...