Day 831 – Remembering You In My Prayers

I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. -Ephesians 1:16 Amid the pile of post-Christmas mail I discovered a treasure—a handmade Christmas card painted on repurposed cardstock. Simple… Continue reading

Day 830 – Wait For His Time

My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? -Matthew 27:46 “Sometimes it feels as if God isn’t listening to me.” Those words, from a woman who tried to stay strong in her… Continue reading

Day 829 – God Cares

So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. -Matthew 10:31 In his book On the Wing, Alan Tennant chronicles his efforts to track the migration of the peregrine falcon. Valued… Continue reading

Day 828 – Find Rest In The Lord

I will give you rest. -Matthew 11:28 At a friend’s bedside in a hospital emergency ward, I was moved by the sounds of suffering I heard from other patients in pain. As I… Continue reading

Day 827 – The Great Needs Around Us

Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me. -Matthew 25:40 The room was splashed with an assortment of enchanting colors as women… Continue reading

Day 826 – Peace and Rest

I long to . . . take refuge in the shelter of your wings. -Psalm 61:4 Homeless people in Vancouver, British Columbia, have a new way to find nighttime accommodations. A local charity,… Continue reading

Day 825 – The Cross Of Christ

I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me. -John 6:38 Approaching the first Christmas after her husband died, our friend… Continue reading

Day 824 – Seeing more of Him

The night will shine like the day, for darkness is as light to you. -Psalm 139:12 Our old dog—a West Highland white terrier—sleeps curled up at the foot of our bed. That’s been… Continue reading

Day 823 – Rest in God

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened. -Matthew 11:28As a boy I delivered newspapers in order to earn money. Since it was a morning newspaper, I was required to get… Continue reading

Day 822 – Glorify His Name

You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God. -Exodus 20:7One afternoon I was having a discussion with a friend I considered my spiritual mentor about misusing God’s name. “You shall… Continue reading