United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Donna Schaper

Donna Schaper

Do you have a story about “treasure in earthen vessels”?


Donna Schaper

Death is part of life. My brother Jesse is irreplaceable and he is gone.


Donna Schaper

We don't always have the right diagnosis – and that is not just a medical statement.  


Donna Schaper

What is the difference between an empty cup and a full one? 


Donna Schaper

What do we mean by bodily theology, the kind that demands our all: heart, soul, mind?


Donna Schaper

Eternity has that big sound, like a thunderstorm that will come later in the day or something grand that is just beyond our reach. 


Donna Schaper

There must be some kind of sacrament to interruptions, like at open-air assemblies or picnics, where some spiritual guru demands your food.


Donna Schaper

First was celebration; next was water, next was food. 


Donna Schaper

Someone said that the best marital advice is to treat your partner as your highest paying client.


Donna Schaper

What would life be like if we lived beyond and without blame?