Laurie Davis

If Jesus Had A Gym – A Devotion

“Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” – 1 Timothy 4:8 (NLT) New Year’s resolutions differ from person to person, but one of the most popular resolutions for the new year is to lose weight […]

A Christmas from The Past

As a child growing up in the 50s and 60s, Christmastime wasn’t just about Santa coming down the chimney with a sackful of gifts but a culmination of excitement waiting for Christmas. Looking back, it wasn’t so much Christmas day that I remember, but the anticipation leading up to that […]


“Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.” – Ephesians 4:31 (ESV) As a young widow, I told myself that if I could survive the loss of my husband, then I could accomplish anything I set my mind […]

The Side Porch by Laurie Davis

Everything about my maternal grandmother’s house fascinated me. I loved going to her house to play, and the enclosed side porch was where I usually headed. It was towards the back of the house, just off the left side of the kitchen. Her home sat in the middle of a […]

When You Need a Friend- A Devotion

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 (NIV) As a young person, I always had a lot of friends. Life was […]

Throw Me A Life Ring – A Devotion

“Reach down from heaven and rescue me; rescue me from deep waters, from the power of my enemies.” – Psalm 144:7 (NLT) The day was sunny, warm, and gorgeous. It was one of those beautiful days that made taking a walk along the waterfront eye inspiring. I paused as I […]

Life After Loss – A Devotion

“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” – Isaiah 43:2 (NIV) There is something about […]