Mae’s New Puppy – A Devotional

October 2, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals, Parenting | 0

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Matthew 7:7, NIV About six weeks ago, our daughter Mae heard the words she never expected to hear. “We’re getting a puppy!” I know this because after the shock and excitement wore off…

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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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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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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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Embracing the Happy – A Devotional

August 25, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 1

Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom. Psalm 145:3, NIV. — “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,…

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Racism at the bank – A devotional

August 19, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 1

So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, “You are a God of seeing,” for she said, “Truly here I have seen him who looks after me. Genesis 16:13, ESV — I’ll never forget the day I watched a racist bank customer refuse to let a woman of color help him.…

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Oreos for Breakfast – A Devotional

May 5, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals, Parenting | 0

“How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ while there is still a beam in your own eye? You hypocrite! First take the beam out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother’s eye.” Matthew 7:4-5, NIV I…

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Look forward – A devotional

February 25, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

“We put our hope in the Lord. He is our help and our shield. In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name. Let your unfailing love surround us Lord, for our hope is in you alone.” (Psalm 33:20-22, NLT) “Find something you can look forward to, something in the future that…

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