United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Donna Schaper

Donna Schaper

Our false Gods are worry and joylessness.


Donna Schaper

Did the widow have hope that by giving Jesus something he could give her something?


Donna Schaper

For my new year's resolution, I am putting myself on a social media diet.


Donna Schaper

I wonder how I can escape the prison of my prejudices and learn to enjoy all that God has made.


Donna Schaper

When Advent preparations pound us into a place far from grace, imagine the preposterous notion that we are already prepared.


Donna Schaper

Advent begs us to prepare for the coming glory. Flowers are our props


Donna Schaper

We become worthy of our call by treasuring our water and remembering, always, in every way, who has and who has not.


Donna Schaper

Thanksgiving Day is approaching and everyone's mind has turned to sides and strays . . . . The experimentation is all in the sides and strays.  


Donna Schaper

Get up tomorrow morning and get help to get over old injuries. Have a resurrection breakfast. 


Donna Schaper

We think disease is something that needs a pill or a chemical or a drug company. What if disease was more appropriately defined?