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Next Step of Love

Adolfo Melendez, owner of El Mezcal restaurant in Wisconsin, became a symbol of generosity and neighborly compassion when he sacrificially helped other restaurants that were struggling during the global pandemic. Today’s devotional was written to encourage us to take the next step of love and care for someone in a

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Our Daily Bread

Rediscovered

The Gilmore Car Museum, a world-renowned collection of cars, is located among vast stretches of farmland outside Kalamazoo, Mich. I don’t know much about classic

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Christian Life

Invitation to Rest

This sign has become my daily reminder of Jesus’ invitation to rest. Read my reflections on learning to rest at the God Hears Her blog.

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Art

Crushed and Beautiful

This painting, Consider the Lilies, is part of a collection of stunning art by Makoto Fujimura that inspired today’s devotional. Fujimura employs an ancient style of

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Our Daily Bread

Useless Without Love

Useless Without Love came from the very frustrating experience of trying to assemble a table before realizing I was missing an essential piece. Until I

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Our Daily Bread

No Greater Love

On many U.S. holidays like July 4th, we celebrate freedom while remembering that it often comes at a cost. Today’s devotional reflects on the willingness

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Our Daily Bread

Food From Heaven

Can you think of anything more delicious than chocolate falling from the sky? It actually happened in Switzerland. But the idea of food from heaven

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Scroll of Remembrance

Interpretative Guide #5

In this section of the interpretative guide, I explore a few key symbols in The Scroll of Remembrance. Blessings, Jim A Closer Look at Key

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Our Daily Bread

Gratitude on Earth Day

Whether we live in crowded cities or rural areas, we should care for the place we call home. Today’s devotional reminds us that our responsibility to

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Easter

His Cross of Peace

The painting stopped me in my tracks as I looked into the eyes of Simon of Cyrene, the man pulled from the crowd and forced

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Our Daily Bread

Chatty Bus

I love the name – – Chatty Bus! It’s a bus company’s initiative to help engage its passengers in meaningful conversations knowing that many of

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God Hears Her

Citizen of Heaven

I hope you find great comfort in the reminder from today’s God Hears Her blog post that we are citizens of heaven. The idea was sparked

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