Distraction Devotions

Distraction of Dominoes

Do you remember playing dominoes? It is one of our “go to” family games. Typically we scatter the dominoes face-down on the table for each person to take a few. Then by matching the dots on the tile, each player proceeds to create a line or a “train” in hopes to be the first one…

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Distraction of Darkness

Christmas, more than any other time, is the season when all is supposed to be “merry and bright”. The hymns, carols, movies, and decorations shout “joy” to the world. This makes it even harder when we are in turmoil and we put on that paper face smile trying to hide that fact that we are grieving the absence of a loved one, the loss of finances, an illness that has robbed us of our abilities, or the challenges of 2020. When we are struggling, it feels like we are walking in a constant darkness, unable to see or embrace the light.

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Distraction of Defeat

Sometimes the most disappointing defeats have taught me the greatest lessons in flexibility, perseverance, tenacity, integrity, and dedication.

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Distraction of Dallas

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.

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Distraction of Disturbance

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.

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