United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Mary Luti

Mary Luti

Is God enough? Yes, and we could use a new rug for the den. Isn't God all we desire? Yes, and don't you just love the new spring green Kitchen Aid mixer?


Mary Luti

Seeing God everywhere is just as idolatrous as not seeing God anywhere. To be fully human is to accept that life is a mix of things charged with purpose and things that are random.


Mary Luti

"I know he suffered for us, in our place. What I want to ask him is why we have to suffer. Why we still have to suffer so much!"


Mary Luti

We don't know the moment God will choose to accomplish the good it would take us forever to do. It could be any moment. It could be every moment.


Mary Luti

Some people claim to know. They've seen soft lights, green meadows, felt God's embrace. If you find that comforting, I'm glad. But none of it is certain.