United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Mary Luti

Mary Luti

Not all silence is the same.


Mary Luti

A good friend was in therapy for a debilitating situational depression.


Mary Luti

This isn't a place for thinking. It's a place for witnessing. Here it's better just to watch as fragile folk pour out their hearts to someone they hope will listen.


Mary Luti

The miracle isn't the healing. The miracle is that one person decides not to stand aloof from another person's pain. The wonder isn't that people are healed, it's that they're loved like that.


Mary Luti

I'm so self-regarding that at the supreme moment of my ordination, the laying on of hands, when I should've been fixed on the power of the Holy Spirit, I was thinking, "Oh crap, my parents are here. They know me."