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It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Dust

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Dust

I grabbed my chest while tears slipped down my cheeks in an unending stream. The pain in my heart wasn’t physical. But the stabbing emotional hurt was so intense I could hardly breathe. My hands were shaking. My eyes were wide with fear. My mouth felt paralyzed. My life had gone from feeling full and

It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Between Two Gardens

Genesis tells us that the human heart was created in the perfection of the garden of Eden. Can you imagine what the world looked like when God first created it? When He said it was all good. Very good. And it was all perfect. Perfection’s symphony filled the atmosphere. Everything ebbed and flowed in complete

Perspective: Ruined for Good

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Unglued Devotional by Lysa TerKeurst – and don’t miss our exclusive 50% off deal on the book! Listen below or on your Alexa device by enabling the skill and then prompting, “Alexa, ask devotionals to

Grace: Resist the Funk

Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. — Colossians 4:6 Thought for the Day: The reason I can give grace is because I so desperately need it. I like this verse. I really do. As a matter of fact, I’ve challenged my Proverbs

Unhealthy Thinking

You Don’t Like Me And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. — Philippians 4:7 Thought for the Day: Toxic thoughts leave no room for truth to flourish. And in the absence of truth, lies reign. Have you ever had thoughts of insecurity so

Where is God? | Unglued by Lysa TerKeurst

Where Is God?

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Unglued Devotional by Lysa TerKeurst. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by enabling the skill and then prompting, “Alexa, ask devotionals to read today’s devotion.” Where is God? Then God opened her eyes

Living Loved

I can’t expect any other person to be my soul oxygen. I can’t live as if my next breath depends on whether or not they give me enough air for my lungs not to be screaming in pain. Because here’s the thing. People don’t mind doing CPR on a crisis victim, but no person is

Uninvited: The Gifts of Rejection

Anything that infuses us with humility is good. Even if it feels a bit like humiliation in the moment, the workings of humility within are a gift. The tweaking of us by God in the quiet is the saving of us in public. The only difference between humility and humiliation is that one chose to

3 Things to Remember When It’s Hard to Forgive || Lysa TerKeurst

3 Things to Remember When It’s Hard to Forgive

Have you ever struggled to choose forgiveness over bitterness in the midst of feeling rejected, abandoned, or hurt? Maybe you’re there right now as you prepare to spend time with friends and family over the holidays. Deep hurts from loved ones can feel so very raw and unresolved in the midst of a season that’s

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