Distraction Devotions

Distraction of Dentists

Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun! 2 Corinthians 5:11 It has been over 50 years since that unfortunate airborne experience, but I still remember it as if it were yesterday. We lived in a house next door to a church and…

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Distraction of Moving-Distraction Devotion

MD home

Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 Rick and I just returned from a trip to MD. It still feels like home, but I didn’t feel homesick, if that makes sense. Connecting with dear friends and family was the…

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Distraction of Daily Devotions

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.  I say to myself, ‘The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him.” Lamentations 3:22-24 Since Easter I have had the opportunity to travel with both friends and family. I just returned from…

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Distraction of Doubt

 Immediately Jesus reached out his hand and caught him. “You of little faith,” he said, “why did you doubt?”Matthew 14:31 Have you ever been in a situation where you are asked to step out of your comfort zone? During those times, do you feel that you have not been equipped with the abilities or the confidence to complete…

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Distraction of Denver

“I lift up my eyes to the hills— from where will my help come?  My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth,” Psalm 121: 1, 2. On my first trip out west, I was mesmerized by the ever changing landscape. The Rocky Mountains slowly rose as white ghosts of snow-capped summits into view and…

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Distraction of Doughboys #devotion

 Rejoice always,  pray continually,  give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 The snow falling this past weekend reminded me of the wintry mornings when my children were little. There was one storm in particular that had everything closed for the day. This gave me…

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Distraction of Discipline 2019 #devotion

“He has shown you, O man, what is good and what the Lord requires of you?   To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” Micah 6:8  It’s the beginning of a new year and once again, I am contemplating what new goals I want to set. Will it be losing weight, starting a…

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Distraction of Darkness #bluechristmasdevotion

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never live in darkness. They will have the light that gives life.” John 8:12 At this time of the year our world is filled with Christmas lights, music, decorations, baking, trees and gift giving. The calendars overflow with parties, programs and obligations…

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Distraction of Dough #devotion

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12 How fun it is to have toddlers around during the Christmas season. I remember one year having the gift of my twin grandchildren with us for an extended stay. They delighted in every little detail…

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Distraction Of Deals #devotion

  . . . it was by the generosity of God, the free giving of the grace of one man Jesus Christ, that the love of God overflowed for the benefit of all men. Romans 5:15b Have I got a deal for you! Buy one get one free! Entire store 50% off! Free gift to…

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