United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Talitha Arnold

I remember a lot of things at night: the emails not answered, the deadlines missed, the cookies I shouldn’t have eaten. I am practicing remembering God’s name above all.


Regardless of the events in the nation or the world today, we all need to heed the call to pray for everyone: for those in high positions, for ourselves, and for the human family.


Pinyon pine trees in northern New Mexico have roots that are 20 feet long, curling around rocks to hold them against storms. What are our lives wrapped around and holding onto?


The Apostle Paul trusted the God of infinite imagination, and we are encouraged to do the same. Whether we’re trying to envision a just world or the healing of our own hearts.


Before God calls us out to minister to the world's needs, God first asks us to be honest about what we need. God knows, our souls can run dry.


Who taught you to love God with all your mind?


"Fasting and prayer were Lent's spiritual disciplines. How about a Resurrection Recount for Eastertide? In the 50 days ahead, let's take time to recount the God's deeds in our lives." Read more of today's Daily devotional by Talitha Arnold.


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Perhaps Jesus could love because Mary had loved him. She anointed his feet; he washed the disciples'. She poured out her love in a costly perfume. He did the same for the whole world.


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Has your enthusiasm for Lent’s journey worn off? You can do it. The journey is hard, but keep going. Something like Easter is waiting.


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We don't have to pretend everything is okay when it isn't. We don't have to protect God from our anger or anguish. God can take it.