United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Mary Luti

Mary Luti

If early Christians in the East hadn't believed that scripture was about people just like them, they wouldn't have insisted that Jesus, who they knew had a mother, should also have a grandmother, and invented one for him, St. Anne


Mary Luti

You know this, but hear it again: the Christian life isn't about feeling feelings or acquiring spiritual experiences. Baptism ushers us into a life of greater depth than that—a life of faith.


Mary Luti

All kinds of people have felt sort of doomed to discipleship.


Mary Luti

I have no bucket, and the well is deep. Been there? There now? Out of energy, out of time, out of resources, out of motivation, out of sorts, out of everything?


Mary Luti

Running from reckonings is what we do. But they breathe down our necks anyway.