United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Donna Schaper

Donna Schaper

The answer is in the sky, not in more effort or more determination or more will power.


Donna Schaper

The way Jesus lived, always opening every gate, refusing every lock down, became the pattern for a life that cannot die.


Donna Schaper

You can always just gaze and notice the Cosmos where you are.


Donna Schaper

O how I wish people would stop separating religion and politics, like God refused to separate heaven and earth during incarnation


Donna Schaper

At our highest and deepest humanity, we are caretakers of creation. We were given magnificence.  We forgot to rotate the tires.


Donna Schaper

How do we know when to quit, dust off our feet and move on?


Donna Schaper

This month we begin a year of celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.


Donna Schaper

My granddaughter told her mother that she didn't like her mother's "workiness."  Eva is 4.


Donna Schaper

Television writer and producer Norman Lear, who is about to turn 93, was asked how he made it so long and so well.  He responded, "By knowing the difference between what is over and what is next."


Donna Schaper

Most of us have closets and garages that are way too full and hearts that are way too empty.