United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Maren C. Tirabassi

God, help me listen, love, listen, learn. Let myself be available. Let myself stay awake because there is a lot of Gethsemane out there, and let me listen.


Each of us needs something to hold or hug or wave so we remember the people and places we love, so we remember the reasons we march and keep vigil. 


Maren C. Tirabassi

Jacob ran, scared to death of his brother Esau who was … huge.


Maren Tirabassi

Thank you for all the small and precious stories of unquenchable spirits.


Maren Tirabassi

Charles Dickens reminds us that God can use remarkable dreams to open a person's heart.


Maren Tirabassi

There are things that poison life …. The first step and the only chance to heal them is to name them.


Maren C. Tirabassi

When it comes to addiction the world is full of misunderstanding.


Maren Tirabassi

Until my son Matt became a master bicycle mechanic, I didn't know there was such a trade. Not a job, a trade.


Maren C. Tirabassi

Ellie adapted and adjusted to limitations caused by aging, redefining loss as opportunity.