Daily Devotional

Love Tracks


Our town was buried by a record snowfall. Walking outside, I noticed the tracks of animals of many different kinds, even animals I had never seen in my neighborhood before.

I was reminded of a time when the heaviness of life, like that snowfall, had hit me with full force. Alone in a hospital waiting room, I learned that my mother’s exploratory surgery had revealed terminal cancer. As the surgeon left me, a friend from church peeked around the corner and said, “Just thought I would check in on you.” My stunned silence turned to sobbing as I collapsed into ...

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