Weekly Devotional – Blessings Big & Small

Weekly Devotional – Blessings Big & Small

Blessings of Autumn Once the “Free Pet Blessing” sign is planted in the soft earth a small family stops and Coco is given a blessing with love. Soon Gino and Katie D. are in line to receive the blessing in gratitude for being a faithful, ornery, energetic presence....
Weekly Devotional – Blessings Big & Small

Weekly Devotional – Majestic Life

Nurture In this moment while sitting upon one large granite rock holding centuries of wisdom secrets are drawn out of my mind through the warmth of its being. Far too long I’d believed what my mother told me via pain in her clear cornflower blue eyes that she didn’t...
Weekly Devotional – Blessings Big & Small

Weekly Devotional – Rooted in Love

Refreshing Unity At times, there are two or three, or perhaps fifty to sixty, gathered in God’s name when a thick cloud of holiness falls upon them while the choir sings “Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound.” This other time, roads are blocked and police keep watch...
Weekly Devotional – Blessings Big & Small

Weekly Devotional – A New Start

Paddleboarding Friday Leaning into the wind my shoulders work hard while paddling against the current at Standing Bear Lake, landing at last where my honey awaits. Before the breeze picked up its pace I was lying lazily on my back gazing into the clouds amused at the...
Weekly Devotional – Blessings Big & Small

Weekly Devotion – Keep on prayin’

The Unexpected Tapping in the code before entering the dense church doors I unknowingly pause in the flight path of a mourning dove with wings fluttering just above my head. By now I’m sitting on the deck trying to type this weekly devotion while my small, dappled...
Weekly Devotional – Blessings Big & Small

Weekly Devotional – You are Worthy

Awakening to a New Day Some days this friend wakes up feeling discouraged and sad. She must force her feet to the floor and breathe deeply into the dark shadows. Yet an opportunity gives her a start when she realizes the sun hasn’t risen yet. Then, she ties her...
Weekly Devotional – Blessings Big & Small

Weekly Devotional – Hopes & Dreams

School Daze This morning children’s faces shine as glorious as goldenrod and coneflower blooms. So excited are they to return to school after weeks of freedom to sleep in. Only yesterday, parents were seen biking alongside young children while one Yorkie named...
Weekly Devotional – Blessings Big & Small

Weekly Devotional – Navigating these Times

Lauritzen Gardens Stepping across the threshold of the botanical gardens We relax into the lovely August evening. Enduring humidity and heat just a few days ago, breathing in cooler air refreshes like a sip of iced tea. Wandering on the paths of wonder are young...