Daily Devotional

Elephants and Crickets


Have you ever had an elephant in your house? Probably not! But if you ever did, you would know exactly where it was. Have you ever had a cricket in your house? Last year I did, and I spent days searching for it. I would listen for that high-pitched chirping, and just when I thought I had found it, the chirping would stop. I spent a lot of time on this little cricket — looking for it, listening for it. But when I stopped focusing on the cricket, one day it left my house.

At times life brings us “elephants” ...

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