Devotional – Crossing the Street

It was the first morning of my 10-day vacation in Cambodia. It was hot, and I was jet-lagged. Phnom Penh swirled around me as my friend pointed, shared, and advised our way to the café for breakfast. I felt like my brain was a half-mile behind my body, so I developed a survival skill that…

Devotional – Be Still. Know Me.

  How is your peace lately? Are you confident that God is fully capable of running the world, or are you busy trying to make sure He gets it done your way, in your time? When was the last time you stepped out of the storm of worries—in your life, for the future of the…

Devotional: Autumn-Hearts

Well…for those of you serving in countries which have few seasons, I hope talking about Fall and pumpkin pie and apple-picking does not make you too homesick.  Ok, I won’t talk about the food, but here in Maryland, Fall has begun painting the tips of branches, and the colors are getting a little bolder, a…

Devotional: Have Patience

“Have patience, have patience  Don’t be in such a hurry  When you get impatient  You only start to worry  Remember, remember that God is patient, too  Just think of all the times when others  Have to wait for you.”* Maybe some of you had the privilege of growing up with the children’s book-on-tape (CD for…