Warning: This is a dangerous devotion. It will radically change how you look at imperfections. Smitten by Mittens is about a routine visit to the vet with our new mittened-kitten which transformed my mindset on the imperfections (and dare I say disabilities?) that God permits in people. Still staggering from the reality God revealed, another surprise awaited me upon checkout. By-the-way, this is the same feline featured in Spiritual Whiskers.
Struggles in marriage are not unique. Struggles to understand a passage of Scripture is nothing new. Sara's story, in In Lieu Of represents several marriages that God has ministered to after first ministering these Truths to me. So, how does God resolve 'contradictions' in Scripture and within our heart with and ancient prophet and a guy named Waldo singing a childhood song? Come see.
Pearls do not need to be cut or polished but are given to the world complete and exquisitely finished. However, they all originate from an irritation. Pearly Wisdom illuminates a fresh perspective on the irritations God provides for us so that we can learn to appreciate them. Includes a glimpse into heaven’s pearly gates that might leave you praying for irritations.
With no intended disrespect to skunks, sin’s stench is similar. You can avoid it, heed the warnings, deny it, hid it, or become desensitized to it. But how do you remove the stench of skunk or sin? By comparing sin to a skunk, Sin's Delightful Appeal identifies how we can accept the offensiveness of sin and how to get rid of the stench. Includes methods to de-skunking your dog.
Shrewdly, sin can justify any grudge. But it is a smoldering lump of coal burning your hand while the other person doesn’t even care. How can we pray ‘as I forgive’ while clutching our lump of coal? The poem, My Lump Of Coal highlights the futility of holding unto unforgiveness. Jesus included 'as I forgive' in the Lord's Prayer for a reason.