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The Making of Us: Marrying Your Trial with Your Talent

The Making of Us: Marrying Your Trial with Your Talent

Listen to author Sheridan Voysey read this devotion aloud in the video below. But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. — Ephesians 4:7 I made a number of discoveries while writing The Making of Us — one of them being that the trials of life can actually release our greatest gifts into

Consistent in Prayer: Picked Out of the Crowd

As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross. — Matthew 27:32 When you were a child, did you ever get roped into the post-meal kitchen cleanup? You could always tell that it was about that time because the adults would start pushing

Jesus’ Favorite

I’m Looking at You, John My sister is the oldest of six grandchildren born to my maternal grandmother and grandfather, and she has a nickname for herself that has made us giggle for the last few years, mainly because it’s true. She started calling herself “#1” in high school, and was usually pretty quick to

You Are Never Alone

Do you ever feel lonely? Recently, I was at an event full of people. Everyone else seemed gabby and was effortlessly making easy connections with others. I just felt out of sorts. Someone had said something to me earlier that day that hurt my feelings and knocked me off kilter. It was one of those

We Can Belong, Or We Can Be Used

Editor’s Note: It’s Sit & Listen Saturday at Devotionals Daily. Enjoy reading as well as listening to this devotion from Dance Stand Run by Jess Connolly. Listen on the blog or on your Alexa device by enabling the skill and then prompting, “Alexa, ask devotionals to read today’s devotion.” You can sit with us. You

Holy Roar: SHABACH

Shâbach, shaw-bakh ́: To address in a loud tone. To shout. To commend, glory, and triumph.1 One generation shall praise (shâbach) Your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty acts. — Psalm 145:4 NKJV Brandy and I started our family in the shadow of the windy city, and though it was a great place

Making Bedtime a Treasured & Meaningful Time with Your Children

  I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry. I had just announced to our four kids it was time for bed. One child, responded that he was hungry. Another with an emotional meltdown. Our oldest son forgot he needed a test signed, which led to a rather lengthy discussion of other assignments due later

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