Walk in Love

I write this devotion on Election Day, having stood in line at my polling place for almost an hour, and now proudly wearing my “My Vote-My Voice” sticker. Around the nation, American citizens are gathering to cast their vote in local, state and national elections. But regardless what is on your individual ballot, it is the presidential race which has clearly garnered more attention, … [Read more...]

An Avoiding God?

Do you believe in mind reading? You know - the ability for someone to read exactly what you’re thinking? If you’ve been walking through some tough times lately - with your finances, health, relationships, or just life-in-general - and you read Psalm 10, you might just be convinced that somehow that author read your mind and wrote down your thoughts! How many times have you wondered, … [Read more...]

Punxsutawney Phil and Seasons of Life

Just one week ago the world watched in eager anticipation. Predictions were made, bets wagered, crowds gathered, and the media readied itself to catch the moment. All eyes focused on a little brown object. Little else mattered. Finally the hero emerged, seemingly unphased by the hype. And within minutes, the long-anticipated event was over. An early spring is on its way – … [Read more...]

CONSIDERING Alternative Perspectives

I was greeted this morning in my shower by a most unwelcome guest.  You might think something so little, so inconsequential, so harmless shouldn't generate such a reaction, but it did.  Spiders and I are NOT friends - even small, inconspicuous house spiders. As a girl growing up, my bedroom was in the basement of our home.  Most every morning one or two spiders - large, ugly, … [Read more...]

Imagining God

I catch the glimmer in his eye as he beckons me closer.  A smile spreads across his face as I take a step, first one, then another, and draw near.  For a moment I pause, questioning where we are going and even where we exactly are.  The landscape is daunting, unfamiliar and challenging.  "Come," he motions, sweeping his arm in the direction of an ill-defined trail winding itself up an … [Read more...]