devotions

Dreams of the Dead – A Poem

Dreams of the Dead Bryan Davis Distressing come the dreams of dirt-bound souls The cantor’s call of dirges in the dust They come too late to mollify their woes That time neglected turned their gold to rust A man’s regret… Read More ›

Dragging Bones – A Poem

Dragging Bones – Ezekiel 37:1-14 Bryan Davis While looking East toward the dawn, Old Joseph’s brethren waste away While waiting for Messiah’s winds To come and breathe new life their way They suffer Egypt’s whip once more The Law beats… Read More ›

Hiding from the Blazing Light – Part 2

In last Sunday’s post, I wrote about a college experience in which I witnessed a number of miracles while trying to convince a friend about the truth of my faith. I prayed for Bill for 25 years, and during that span I sometimes… Read More ›

Hiding from the Blazing Light – Part 1

“An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign,” Jesus taught us so long ago. Does that mean he was opposed to miracles? That verse might lead a person to think so, but the Bible also teaches us that our… Read More ›

Are You a Scrub Jay?

I will never forget this hiking experience in one of Florida’s scrub forests. We came upon a family of scrub jays. I had heard that, unlike most birds, they have very little fear of humans. That proved to be an… Read More ›

The Code of a Knight – Parts 8 and 9

These are thoughts from my book Spit and Polish for Husbands: A knight places the well-being of his children before his own. He is there when they need him, and he never forsakes them, even to his own hurt. I… Read More ›

The Code of a Knight – Part Seven

These are thoughts from my book Spit and Polish for Husbands: A Knight’s Duty toward Others A knight seeks what is good for his lady. He never speaks against her honor. He serves her with faithfulness as he strives to… Read More ›

The Code of a Knight – Part Six

These are thoughts from my book Spit and Polish for Husbands: A knight is humble. He does not boast of his accomplishments, but he gladly exults in the virtuous deeds of his allies because other good knights will not boast… Read More ›