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Wishing, Praying and Waiting

You open your hand; you satisfy the desire of every living thing. (Psalm 145:16) When I visited Taiwan with my husband a few years ago, I had the joy of participating in their famous lantern festival.  The tradition is…

Kingdom Reflections

You Are Royalty

You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. 1 Peter 2:9 “You are royalty”  is…

Devotionals Science + Nature

Redemption Mums by Carisa Downs

I’ve been thinking about these flowers in front of my parent’s house for a couple of weeks.  My parents bought these mums last autumn when they were in season.  When winter came and their blooming was done, they threw…

Comedy Devotionals

Expecting The Unexpected from God

There’s a well-known joke that goes…. A pious man was once caught in rising floodwaters. He climbed onto the roof of his house and trusted God to rescue him. A man came by in a canoe and said, “The…

Devotionals Poetry

How to Fill Your Emptiness with Joy

Empty, empty, been running on empty I thought I was running toward joy but I was really chasing my hope. And when I finally arrived, what I thought was my joy turned out to be dissatisfaction. Joy is not…

Devotionals Music

Pieces | A Soaking Devotional

Most of the time I know right away if I like a song or not.  I either instantly fall in love with it, or I don’t.  And then there are those other songs like “Pieces” that somehow sneak their…

Kingdom Reflections

Is My Creative Passion Spiritual or Secular?

I’ve been having insatiable creative urges lately and it’s coming out in everything I do: the way I’m journaling, to my clothes choices, to my photography, my Instagram and this blog.  Even in areas of life I don’t normally…