When Are You Going To Meet Jesus Alive?

Mark 16:5-6 “As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed. “Don’t be alarmed,” he said. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him.Continue reading “When Are You Going To Meet Jesus Alive?”

It Wasn’t About The Dog

Lately, it felt like my prayers were being returned to sender—unopened; I thought as I sat in a chair under our red patio umbrella writing in my prayer journal while our Great Pyrenees Scarlett O’Hara lounged at my feet. The sound of chattering birds filled the morning air. It was only 8:30 am, and itContinue reading “It Wasn’t About The Dog”

Christmas Unchanged

By Urailak Liljequist Reading: Matthew 2:1-12Focus Verses: Matthew 2:9-11 Global pandemic. Social distancing. Isolation. Loneliness. Deaths of loved ones. Losses of businesses and jobs. Online schools and churches. Events and programs cancelled. Number of people limited for gatherings. Faces hidden behind masks. Divisive opinions among families and friends. Undeniably, this year has been difficult and challenging toContinue reading “Christmas Unchanged”

Tetelestai: “The Masterpiece Is Finished” featured in the Winter Issue of Awake our Hearts

Some of you may remember last year when I shared a Facebook post about finding Ryan’s inky fingerprint on his closet door. It’s taken me a full six years to (really) be able to face the holidays with joy, and a year of thinking about that fingerprint to put into words why I can walkContinue reading “Tetelestai: “The Masterpiece Is Finished” featured in the Winter Issue of Awake our Hearts”

The Greatest Love Story

 By Barbie Summers  Reading: Luke 2:1-20 This is the first Devotional I have written, so I hope I don’t mess it up – lol.  Every year my favorite part of Christmas is always the story of Jesus’ birth and seeing all the beautiful nativity scenes in people’s yards, houses, stores, churches, etc.  Usually every yearContinue reading “The Greatest Love Story”

Where to Find Peace Without End in 2020

By Kelly Doyle Jones Reading: Isaiah 9:6-7 I remember ushering in 2020 with excitement and plans for all of the incredible tasks the Lord would allow me to accomplish. “This is so my year, Lord.  I will get another book published and work on a higher level of certification in my work.  I will travelContinue reading “Where to Find Peace Without End in 2020”