Distraction of Delectable Dishes #devotion

By Peg Arnold | November 29, 2014

Luke 10:42 But the Lord said to her, “Martha, dear friend, you are so upset over all these details! There is really only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary has discovered it—and I won’t take it away from her!” It’s the holiday time and it feels like my to-do list doubles. The squares on…

Distraction of Daylight Savings TIme #devotion

By Peg Arnold | November 7, 2014

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day. Genesis 1:2 God created the day and the…

Distraction of Disease #devotion

By Peg Arnold | September 30, 2014

Matthew 9: 22 Jesus turned and saw her. “Take heart, daughter,” he said, “your faith has healed you.” And the woman was healed at that moment. She had been suffering with chronic pain for twelve years. The bleeding not only had weakened her, it had isolated her from society. You see, in those days a…

Distraction of Diagnosis

By Peg Arnold | September 17, 2014

For the LORD comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones. Isaiah 49:13 It was a pain I had never experienced before. No other symptoms, only pain. I kept telling myself it would pass but this was debilitating. My husband was out of town and my twenty two-month old was full of…

Distraction of Demands

By Peg Arnold | August 21, 2014

God is fair and just; He corrects the misdirected, sends them in the right direction. He gives the rejects his hand and leads them step-by-step. Psalm 25:8 & 9 MSG The end of summer is nearing and, although the weather is still beautiful and inviting, fall commitments and routines are beginning to dominate my days.…

Distraction of Dialogue 2

By Peg Arnold | June 12, 2014

If GOD hadn’t been there for me, I never would have made it. The minute I said, “I’m slipping, I’m falling,” your love, GOD, took hold and held me fast. When I was upset and beside myself, you calmed me down and cheered me up. Psalm 94:17-19 MSG Dialogue, I am referring to internal dialogue.…

Distraction of Dirt

By Peg Arnold | May 28, 2014

Psalm 51:7 Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. Spring Cleaning! What a job! I spent the majority of my holiday weekend cleaning all the outside areas so that we can relax and enjoy them throughout the summer. The deck, patio, chairs, tables, grill,…

Distraction of Daniel

By Peg Arnold | May 7, 2014

Daniel 1:8 But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine, and he asked the chief official for permission not to defile himself this way. At the beginning of the year, I participated in a 40 day study called the Daniel Plan designed by Rick Warren. Now this is not to…

Distraction of Dance

By Peg Arnold | April 30, 2014

Jeremiah 31:13 Then young women will dance and be glad, young men and old as well. I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow. It happened ten years ago, during the month of May, but I remember it like yesterday. Both of my children were graduating;…

Distraction of Dawn

By Peg Arnold | April 24, 2014

John 20:1,2 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. 2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord…

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