United Church of Christ

Devotionals by Talitha Arnold

Talitha Arnold

In the congregation I serve, perhaps as in yours, there are people who also offer the "bread of angels" in wilderness times. We call them the Parish Life helpers and the Congregational Care Team. You may use a different name.


Talitha Arnold

Less time spent looking for "the Antichrist" in others could mean more time to let in Christ's love and new life in us.


Talitha Arnold

A sock, a hose, wire, and duct tape. What a great image of the God who, in a UCC Easter prayer, "gathers up the fragments of our lives and creates new possibilities."


Talitha Arnold

"When my mother was diagnosed with cancer," a friend shared recently, "one of the greatest gifts was the nurse in the oncologist's office."


The fact is, lots of good things have happened in my life because people I never knew filed their 1040's.


Nonviolent resistance emerged as the technique of the movement, while love stood as the regulating idea. In other words, Christ furnished the spirit and motivation, while Ghandi furnished the method.