Category: Stories of Grace and Faith

What if the Great Fish said, “No”?

Great Fish

Sometimes when I’m reading my Bible my brain pulls up some interesting thoughts. During my quiet time this week, I read through the book of Jonah and came upon this verse. “Now the Lord had arranged for a great fish to swallow Jonah.” (Jonah 1:17 NLT) Of course, we all know about the great fish in which […]

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Gratitude is Good For You


Thanksgiving is just a few days away, which always turns our hearts towards gratitude. There are a plethora of verses in the Bible encouraging us to be thankful. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with THANKSGIVING, present your requests to God. (Philippians 4:6 NIV) And whatever you […]

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Audacious Love is Humbling


I work with the women’s ministry organization Minnesota Bridging the Gap. Bridging the Gap hosts a conference every year and as part of that conference our writing team puts together a devotional based on the theme of the conference. The theme for this year’s conference was Audacious Love and I wrote this story to share in the devotional. If […]

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