Laurie Davis

A Devotion – Start Your Day With C.O.F.F.E.E.

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” – Colossians 3:13 (NIV) Several years ago, I was looking around a favorite shop of mine. I saw a rather large wooden sign with the word C.O.F.F.E.E. […]

A Devotion: God, Its Me Again

“When you pray, don’t babble on and on as the Gentiles do. They think their prayers are answered merely by repeating their words again and again.” – Matthew 6:7 (NLT) I have a wooden sign sitting on top of my Hoosier cabinet that says, “God, it’s me again.” I have […]

A Devotion: The Hurt We Keep Inside

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.” – Psalm 34:18 (NIV) Like so many others this past year, I have been hurting. Grief, anxiety, and depression tend to overwhelm me at times. I, too, have lost family and friends this past year, […]

The Green DeSoto

My grandfather owned a beautiful green DeSoto. I remember him driving it to our house when I was a little girl. This was back in the early 1960s. If I was out playing with the neighborhood kids, he would drive around until he found me, then take me home so […]

Devotion: The Healing Gift of Nature

“But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth, and it will teach you, or let the fish in the sea inform you. Which of all these does not know that the hand of […]

Devotion: Needing Direction

“The Lord says, ‘I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you.’’’ – Psalm 32:8 (NLT) I’m sure there have been times when you’ve been driving down an unfamiliar road, and suddenly you’re not quite sure if you’re headed in […]