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This Issue:

Nov/Dec 2015

  • gray areas
  • barely making it
  • you inspire me
  • and more!


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Stuff to Do for Advent

Anne Crumpler

Advent, the four weeks before Christmas, are days of waiting: waiting for the coming of…


Anna Dembowski & Alina Kanaski

Anxious about the future? Read Matthew 10:29–31.

I despise having to wait—for promises to be fulfilled or destinations to be reached. When I wait, I focus on an unknown future. I dread enduring the months until…

11/28/15 at 10:25 AM

Waiting Grace

Sudha Khristmukti

Waiting with bated breath,
fingers crossed,
I pace back and forth;
and time moves so slowly, Lord!
I demand immediate answers—
Yes or…

11/27/15 at 11:18 AM

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Calling All Writers!

Next Deadline: November 28th. Check out themes and writer’s guidelines for the Sept/Oct 2016 issue now.

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Kiera Suffel

Teen Advisory Board Member

What quote or Bible verse is most meaningful for your life?

“1 Timothy 4:12. This verse is a reminder that even though…

11/27/15 at 08:04 AM

Living in God’s Presence

Jennifer Osborne, 21

Dear Lord,
Thank you
for wet grass,
for sweet chocolate,
for cool wind.

11/26/15 at 07:04 PM

Practice Gratitude

Today, Thanksgiving Day, is a great day to begin a new practice! Check out these three ways to practice gratitude.

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Thanks Giving

Richard Lawton

We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in our country. It’s a peculiarly American celebration. However, at our main meal each day, we say grace at our table. We give thanks to…

11/26/15 at 01:00 AM

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Get in the Habit of Saying “Thank You”

Pray Psalms of Thanksgiving for . . .

God’s creation and the law. Psalm 19 Healing…

11/25/15 at 02:23 PM

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Ciona D. Rouse

“In the Habit” session for use with devozine meditations for November 30–December 6, 2015.


“One of my favorite scriptures has always been John 14:12 (NIV) because…

11/25/15 at 10:22 AM


Tracey Willet

Then Moses set out with Joshua his aide, and Moses went up on the mountain of God.

Exodus 24:13 (NIV)

While Moses was up on Mount Sinai for forty days, receiving the Law, Joshua waited for him, alone on the mountainside. All the other leaders, including Moses’ brother Aaron,…

11/25/15 at 08:03 AM

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