Believe God Sees You — A Devotional

August 2, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

She gave this name to the LORD who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.”—Genesis 16:13, NIV I’ve felt destined for ministry for most of my life, but over the years, I’ve struggled to define exactly what that means. When…

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Sprint or marathon – A Devotional

July 19, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven. —Ecclesiastes 3:1, NKJV Many of you who follow me on Instagram know I’ve become an avid gardener this year. This isn’t the first year we’ve had a garden at the Corner of Monroe (our house). Years ago, our friend and roommate, Doc,…

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What Distracts You? – A Devotional

July 12, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

Catch for us the foxes, the little foxes that ruin the vineyards, our vineyards that are in bloom.—Song of Solomon 2:15, NIV A few weeks ago I got into an embarrassing car accident. I say embarrassing because it was totally my fault and no other cars were driving on the street other than the one…

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Fill your mind with truth – A Devotional

July 5, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. —Proverbs 15:14, NIV Several years ago I worked as the Director of Communication for Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and one of my tasks involved monitoring our social media accounts. Facebook and Twitter were still growing in popularity amongst nonprofits and…

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Surviving the virus | A Devotional

March 2, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

No weapon formed against you shall prosper. Isaiah 54:17 NKJV This past week, I’ve spent a lot of time helping my clients at the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College guide people through their fears over the coronavirus. We’ve been writing articles and sharing research to help individuals and faith communities like churches face a scary…

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How to not care what others think | A Devotional

February 22, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 1

Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God—children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband’s will, but born of God. —John 1:12-13 NIV It happens all the time… “What’s your name?” “Danielle.” … A few…

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Clothes not accessories | A Devotional

February 17, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

And all who have been united with Christ in baptism have put on Christ, like putting on new clothes. Galatians 3:27 NLT I love accessories. I got hooked on them thanks to puffy, colorful stick-on earrings full of sparkle and shine. Eventually, I made the brave climb into the tall chair to face the ear piercing…

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Scared to Follow – A Devotional

January 12, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” Mark 1:17 I grew up in a church where an organ played to signal the service was almost over.  I usually felt relief when I heard the first chords play, but around fourth grade, I began to feel anxious. You…

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Surprise gift – A Devotional

January 5, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals, Parenting | 1

If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him! Matthew 7:11 (NIV) I could hardly sleep on Christmas Eve because I knew what awaited my sleeping daughter. A few weeks before Christmas, I…

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Sticky traps – A Devotional

December 15, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 3

In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. -1 John 4:9 (ESV) We were hosting a guest at our kitchen table and gobbling fresh cookies for dessert when we all heard it:  a rustling in the…

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