United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Lillian Daniel

Lillian Daniel

From the gothic stone pulpit of Duke University Chapel, in North Carolina, I introduced myself to the large cathedral-sized congregation: "Greetings from Dubuque, Iowa."


Lillian Daniel

When the cause of death is suicide, the living are left with the questions: Why? What did I miss? Could I have prevented it? Was it my fault? Was there a note left behind?


Lillian Daniel

Literal thinkers drive me crazy.


Lillian Daniel

At my own popularity peak, most of my friendships were not mutual but transactional, based on what I could do for other people.


Lillian Daniel

Although many people don't know it, the famous expression "Pride goes before a fall" comes from the Bible.