Fighting Spiritual Battles

“And with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.” Ephesians 6:15-16 On the shoreline of China in 1932 stood a...

Belt of Truth and Breastplate of Righteousness

“Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place…” Eph 6:14 NIV I ❤️NY. I always imagined living there. So, when I was invited to move there for work I was gushing with a big YES.  It...

A Prayer for 2018: More of Jesus

Raise your hand if you are starting the new year feeling a little overwhelmed with life. If your hand is up, rest assured I’m right there with you. I won’t bore you all the reasons I’m overwhelmed but somehow I’m not feeling alone here so...

Do you have peace?

“And this will be a sign to you: you will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his...

Forgiveness is (often) a One-Way Street

“Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.” Col. 3:13 At Sacred Story we describe our lives as a series of short stories that make up a God-authored novel. Some of the...