Sprint or marathon – A Gardening Devotional

July 19, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

Many of you who follow me on Instagram know I’ve become an avid gardener. Years ago, our friend and roommate, Doc, helped build the garden in our backyard and taught us how to work the soil. Over the years I’ve tried to apply what I learned from her. Some years have brought success and others […]

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Before the Crash – Devotion about Distraction

July 12, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

It’s never a dream to write a personal story into a devotion about distraction. But, God can use all things for His good, right? 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 […]

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Fill your mind with truth – A Devotional on discernment

July 5, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

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 I was excited to help our organization engage. To begin my work day, I’d eagerly log on […]

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Scared to Walk- A Devotional about Following Jesus

January 12, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

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 see, we expected people to walk down the aisle if they wanted to ask Jesus into their […]

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Looking for Love – A Christmas Devotional

December 15, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 3

We were hosting a guest at our kitchen table and gobbling Christmas cookies for dessert when we all heard it: a rustling in the cabinets. It was painfully obvious, and somewhat embarrassing, that we were not alone. A little mouse had invited itself to dinner. Pointing our smart phone flashlights into the dark cabinet, we […]

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I’m Great! – A devotional about happiness

August 25, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 1

“I’m good.” It only took me one second to say, but as soon as the words rolled off my tongue, conviction hit my heart. I quickly shifted around in the Panera booth to get more comfortable, gripped my coffee cup and corrected myself. “No, you know what? I’m great.” My friends looked back across the […]

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Racism at the bank – A devotional

August 19, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 1

I’ll never forget the day I watched a racist bank customer refuse to let a woman of color help him. I was standing at the teller counter when an older, white gentleman walked in. He had a file folder tucked under his arm and indicated he needed an account specialist – someone who worked at […]

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Proud of being afraid – A Devotional on Fear

August 11, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 2

I’ve been afraid of birds most of my life. A colorful parakeet didn’t stay on its perch in the pet store when I was little, and it resulted in a traumatic event. Throughout my life, my fear of birds has become a “fun” fact people learn about me. But a few years ago, God revealed […]

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The Boss of Loss – A Devotional on Grief

July 28, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

Several years ago, my friend Ashley nicknamed me “The Boss of Loss.” I was sitting across from a couple of friends, soothing myself with Panera’s hot coffee and scones. On this particular day, I was mourning my infertility. I was feeling down and in a low place.  As I struggled to put words to my […]

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