Category Archives: Petals of Wisdom Devotions

When You’re Subjected to Hardship

Has God ever sent someone to comfort you when you needed it most?

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Don’t Pass On The Other Side

A Petals of Wisdom Devotion By Elizabeth Livingston   Jesus tells a beautiful parable in Luke 10:25-37. It’s a story of a man traveling from Jerusalem to Jericho, and while on the way he is robbed of everything he had, including his clothing. He is beaten and left half dead alongside the road. First a priest comes by but he

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A Gentle Reprimand

“A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.“ Proverbs 15:1 NIV   I remember her words like it was yesterday. “I don’t mean to interrupt you, but the correct answer is _________.” At first my young friend’s words caught me off guard. Was she trying to put me in my place I wondered? I thought

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Gently Found

Gently Found By Lisa Anne Tindal Read and consider John 4:1-42 If I’m honest, I prefer the background content to go unnoticed. I’m settled with a soft light shining on the person I am, a comfortable place, my secrets sitting on my lap, or beside my cheek on the pillow. I’ve accepted my struggles, self-inflicted or childhood stuff. I’ve decided

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Don’t Spoil The Surprise

Don’t Spoil The Surprise by Bethany McIlrath A few weeks ago, two boxes arrived in the mail with my husband’s name stamped on top. He hasn’t opened them. They are in the closet. If they could speak, they’d be whispering temptation to me. Our hearts don’t tend to need much help with the temptation to impatiently spoil surprises. “The LORD

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