Julie Ranson

MORNING DEVOTIONS

Those are His hills…

woman looking at a mountain with arms outstretched
Photo by Binamira

What does it mean when someone looks down at the ground?

Oh, all sorts of possibilities — they’re timid, hiding something, troubled. Every day presents us a choice to face the things that torment us or give into them.

How do you face your troubles?

I hope you answered, “head…

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MORNING DEVOTIONS

God’s got you

Closeup of red rose covered in raindrops
Photo by asim alnamat

You’ve had bad days. Haven’t you?

Living in this world isn’t easy. And God hasn’t promised a bed of roses. We will have troubles. Some are self-inflicted and others result from living in a fallen world.

Jesus said,

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may…

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Morning Devotions

Child leaning on log, gazing at ocean
Photo by Tatiana Syrikova

When I was a kid, the rabbit ears on my grandparents’ TV were moved and stretched “just so” to pick up a station. Pre-cable, for you young-uns.

Sometimes, in this noisy, distracting world, we have to tilt our heads “just so” to hear God’s voice in our hearts.

Before I…

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MORNING DEVOTIONS

Let go and let God?

Photo by Aaron Burden

Branches drag across the house and garage. Delightfully cool shade inhibits glorious gardens. Easy to fix — hire someone.

Phone calls, bank visits, paper piles — my weekly planner notes overflow. So overwhelming. What’s the prescription for this anxiety?

Christ.

That old saying, “Let go and let God,” comes to…

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Julie Ranson

Julie Ranson

Word Lover. Writer. Self-improver. Believer. Wife. Mother of three adults. Find me everywhere: https://linktr.ee/jjranson