Ashley’s Devotional – Obedience

Obedience is a tough pill to swallow. It is in our human nature to want to do our own thing and not obey simple rules. Think about the last time you actually went the speed limit… Or didn’t touch something that said “don’t touch” on it… Even small children who cannot even speak find it…

Ashley’s Devotional – Casting Stones

-For we have all sinned and fallen short of the glory of God- Romans 3:23 cast first stone We all have weaknesses, some are worse than others. One of my biggest ones is judging others. I have always struggled with this. It was pretty bad in middle and high school, I did and said some…

Ashley’s Devotional – God’s Plan

Nothing can stop God’s plan for your life. Isaiah 14:27 The LORD of Heaven’s Armies has spoken–who can change his plans? When his hand is raised, who can stop him?” If you know me well, you know that I have a plan for everything. I love planning. During college I knew (or I thought I…

Ashley’s Devotional – A Psalm of David

Psalm 13:1-6 Oh Lord, How long will you forget me? Forever? How long will you look the other way? 2 How long must I struggle with anguish in my soul, with sorrow in my heart every day? How long will my enemy have the upper hand? 3 Turn and answer me, O Lord my God!…

Ashley’s Devotional – Live as God’s People

We are called to be different. If we belong to God, we should not look like the world. Ephesians 4:17 “So I tell you and encourage you in the Lord’s name not to live any longer like other people in the world. Their minds are set on worthless things…You were taught to change the way…

Ashley’s Devotional – Be Still and Know

I want you to take a moment and truly think about God. Think about everything he made, all he has done. Can we really even dare to think of ourselves as anything but minuscule? In the book “Crazy Love” by Francis Chan and in the first few chapters he opens our eyes to that exact…

Ashley’s Devotionals – Career Day in Heaven

As a child, I wanted to be several different things. I remember wanting to be a nurse, teacher, and a marine biologist, let’s not forget a professional dancer, model, or fashion designer. When I got older it changed of course, I wanted to be a news anchor, a wedding planner, and then a realtor. I…

Ashley’s Devotionals – Why Has God been Silent?

For quite a while now, God has been silent. I know he is always there; yet I feel like I can’t reach him. Where did he go? Why is he so far away? When will I feel his presence again? King David talks a lot about God being silent in the book of Psalms. -To…