Distraction of Dorms

By Peg Arnold | August 21, 2020

Could God completely protect her from harm? No, but I remembered that He loves her more than me. In fact He loved her first.

Distraction of Dallas

By pegarnold | July 15, 2020

My demands, obligations, and schedule were so tight, that when a detour or an accident caused a delay, I found myself annoyed and frustrated. Ironically, God often used those inconveniences to get me to slow down, be still, and draw me near to Him.

Distraction of Disturbance

By Peg Arnold | June 17, 2020

disruptions are often an opportunity to recognize and possibly demonstrate God’s love. It may not be convenient, but in Christ’s ministry, hardly any of His interactions were convenient.

Distraction of Disruption

By pegarnold | May 20, 2020

God is on that path in front going before me. If I let disruptions distract me, I’ll wander off the road and end up self-absorbed.

Distraction of the Dawn

By Peg Arnold | April 17, 2020

Sometimes our burdens blind our ability to experience the peace and joy that the Lord wants to give us. 

Distraction of Donkeys

By Peg Arnold | April 5, 2020

Would I have come away from that experience knowing that I had just witnessed the presence of the Living God?  Or would I have been more enamored, like a child, with waving of the palm branches, the excitement of the crowd, and even the donkey?

I hope that I would have the awareness of the presence of my Savior and savor the experience of standing on Holy Ground.

Required Retreat

By Peg Arnold | March 31, 2020

Hi Friends! These are unprecedented times and each of our lives have been disrupted. I’ll be working on a new devotion- Distraction of Disruption. But in the meantime, I wanted to give you this resource. Some of you may have seen this online through Facebook or Instagram. It’s my Required Retreat Worksheet. It is my…

Distraction of Debris

By pegarnold | February 25, 2020

I know there are times when I face overwhelming situations that seem impossible to separate the mess from the stress, the burdens from the needs, or the inconveniences from the obligations. However there are promises, hope, and strength to be found in our times of struggle and confusion.

Distraction of Dust

By pegarnold | January 16, 2020

The picture above hung on the wall of my children’s nursery, a baby gift from my college room-mate. Little did I know how much this simple verse expressed a life time struggle for me.

Distraction of Delivery

By pegarnold | December 20, 2019

I look at the first Christmas and how little Mary and Joseph had when Jesus was born. I am sure they did not feel prepared for the massive responsibility on their shoulders, but they continued to trust the Lord and His plan.

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