Laurie Davis

Devotion: Thankfulness and Gratitude

Thankfulness and Gratitude “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NIV) The holiday season is upon us, and the word “thankfulness” comes to mind. But let’s remember to be in continual prayer and thanksgiving […]

Devotion: Seeking Comfort

Seeking Comfort “The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God stands forever.” – Isaiah 40:8 (NKJV) Comfort means different things to different people. For me, comfort can be a warm mug of hot chocolate on a cold dreary day. I also think of comfort when I […]

Devotion: Acquiring Wisdom

Acquiring Wisdom “For the Lord gives wisdom; from his mouth come knowledge and understanding.” – Proverbs 2:6 (NIV) A good friend of mine recently asked me about wisdom. I loved that she came to me with this because it gave me pause. How do we acquire wisdom? I know many people […]

In My Opinion

In My Opinion I have to admit I have a few pet peeves, but the one weighing on my mind lately is what I call “the mask defeasance.” The havoc that wearing a mask to help control and stop Covid-19 has caused, in adults, seems so childish. I’m not talking […]

Devotion: Pray For and Support our Leaders

Pray For and Support our Leaders “I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. (2) Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and […]

Devotion: Making Decisions

“Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, ‘this is the way; walk in it.’” – Isaiah 30:21 (NIV) As a young widow, I found it hard to make decisions, any decision. I remember when every little thing was […]