Sitting in the Dark

Sitting in the Dark

I’m sitting in a dark house with a blanket wrapped around me. Candles are burning. My family is outside surveying the storm damage. Just like that, a spring gale was upon us after a completely gorgeous, sunny day. The forecast predicted storms, but what happened...
Using What I Don’t Want

Using What I Don’t Want

I’ve got opinions. You’ve got opinions. All God’s children have opinions. And all of us have friends who have opinions. And we share those opinions. Some of us think people aren’t taking this virus seriously enough. Some of us think people are taking this virus way...
I’ve Had Enough

I’ve Had Enough

A few days ago, I had an emotion that I remember from experiencing labor. I wanted to quit. “Okay, I’ve had enough. I’ve changed my mind. I don’t want to have this baby after all. Let’s just push the pause button and not do this now.” You’re laughing. Because it...
Living Unmasked

Living Unmasked

Cover your face if you must but don’t shroud your soul. The CDC has suggested that the American public wear masks. With the COVID-19 pandemic in full swing, one can see their point. Our health officials are concerned for the nation’s wellbeing; they are acting out of...
Don’t Stand Gazing

Don’t Stand Gazing

I think one of the more upsetting aspects of this pandemic event is the abundance of predictions about the fulfillment of prophecy and the Great Tribulation. This devotional is not going to focus on various points of eschatology, I promise. But I do want to talk about...

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