Stillspeaking Daily Devotional

The Planet in Praise

Kenneth L. Samuel

Make no mistake about it, the entire earth is a declaration of God's awesome power to create and sustain life with wondrous beauty and fathomless splendor.


Presented to God

Donna Schaper

My little brother's linen and frilled baptismal robe hung in the coat closet at my house for decades.


Who Am I?

Tony Robinson

Martin Luther described sin as life curved in upon itself.


How's the Weather?

Lillian Daniel

It's the day after Christmas, and I have no idea what the weather is wherever you are reading this.


Christmas Day

Jennifer Brownell

At the end of the midnight Christmas Eve service, we blow out our candles, the lights come back up and everyone cheers and hollers "Merry Christmas!"


The Wondrous Gift is Given

Richard L. Floyd

Christmas gift giving should be a simple matter, but often isn't.


Lowly

Tony Robinson

Years ago I appeared in one congregation's home-grown musical rendition of the "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," based on the book by Barbara Robinson (no relation)—a story of how the neighborhood terrors, the horrible Herdsmen kids, end up being the unlikely stars of the Christmas pageant.


At Home

Donna Schaper

We got a dozen chickens in June.


Like A Box of Chocolates

Kenneth L. Samuel

"Momma always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."


Holy Applause

Matt Laney

A conflict is brewing in the church I serve, inspired by a sharp uptick of questionable behavior in worship over the past few years: Applause. 


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