Devotionals by Molly Baskette

Devotionals by Molly Baskette

Shikata Ga Nai

Molly Baskette

There is always something that can be done, especially by those with privilege. 


All the News that's Fit to Pray

Molly Baskette

I'm trying to make it a spiritual exercise by praying my way through the news instead of simply gorging on it.  Praying in this way may not change the situation, but, as they say, it changes me.  


Safe Arrival

Molly Baskette

It might seem counterintuitive that a Christian would be afraid to fly. And aren't we supposed to have dealt with irrational fears and a propensity to worry, simply because Jesus told us to?


Hateful Christians and Certain Love

Molly Baskette

I'd rather be a generous sinner than a parsimonious saint.


Spiritual Things

Molly Baskette

In orthodox Christianity, possessions are suspect. But there are some 'things' that exert a powerfully beneficial force over our spirits.


Deep Time

Molly Baskette

It's a great comfort, whatever the current calamity, to know that there's a time in the future when it's already been resolved, somehow, and that that future is as real to God as the now you are suffering through.

 


Rich as Kings, Poor in Soul?

Molly Baskette

The conundrum: as rich as we've become, our wealth has not eradicated poverty. 


Confirmation Bias

Molly Baskette

How is it that we read the same Bible so differently, and follow one and the same Jesus in such opposite directions? 


The Last Present Under the Tree

Molly Baskette

Advent is the last present under the tree, the one we can wonder about, the thing we haven't gotten that we most long for.


Jesus is Magic

Molly Baskette

My reluctance to put God to the test has been superseded by my need for a God who can and will be made manifest in my life in godlike ways.