Category: Living the New Life

When evil looms, will you pray this prayer? Galatians Devotional 7

Darkness. Brokenness. Evil. Sickness. I’m not going to recount the news cycles of the last few weeks, but if you’ve scrolled the headlines, you’ve seen enough to make your heart break, anxiety rise, or anger spark, more so if events hit close to home.… Continue Reading “When evil looms, will you pray this prayer? Galatians Devotional 7”

Are You Serving Up “Rightness” or Kindness? Galatians Devotional 6

Ever been caught between the choice to insist you’re right and the choice to extend kindness? This week, I’ve asked my friend and previous guest-poster Dena Hobbs to discuss why the spiritual fruit of kindness matters, especially in this climate of polarizing rhetoric and… Continue Reading “Are You Serving Up “Rightness” or Kindness? Galatians Devotional 6″

Where Do You Cultivate Patience in a Right-Now World? Galatians Devotional 5

Four years of college and they’ve got me working the switchboard. Waste of time. That was younger me at my first job in a high-tech firm’s marketing department. When they said I’d work with technology, I didn’t realize that meant operating the phones from… Continue Reading “Where Do You Cultivate Patience in a Right-Now World? Galatians Devotional 5”

Will You Let Peace Put You Back Together? Galatians Devotional 4

“Sarah, I need you to pray with me right now.” That was how I ambushed a new friend at a writer’s conference just a few days ago. What had started as a joy-infused time of skill sharpening and networking had now ushered in my… Continue Reading “Will You Let Peace Put You Back Together? Galatians Devotional 4”

How Will You Stay Joyful? Galatians Devotional 3

This week I’m sweating for Jesus with some fantastic rising  7th graders who’ve chosen to serve needy families by doing yardwork  and hosting a VBS in a Houston-area park. Translation? LOOOONG days of dirt, fire ants, and other creepy crawlies, not to mention stuffy… Continue Reading “How Will You Stay Joyful? Galatians Devotional 3”

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