Category Archives: Devotionals

Our Relationship With Nature (Day 6)

June 04, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: Holy God, if life is an adventure in re-learning to pray, I’m all in. Show me great and wonderful things I do not know. Amen Focus Word: Imagination Scripture Reading: Psalm 96; Jeremiah 33:3 Optional Read-along: Water, Wind, Earth and Fire pp. 10b-13 (Introduction section: Cultivating our Relationship to Nature.) Spiritual Direction: Nature […]

Diverse Spirituality (Day 5)

June 04, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: God of all things, keep me on my toes. Give me an open and courageous spirit to learn fresh wisdom from a variety of loving people– those living on earth today and those who lived before me. Thank you for the community of saints and my place in Christ’s family. Amen Focus Word: […]

Pray with Nature (Day 4)

June 04, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: God of Creation, help me be present to your gifts in nature; and set me on a new path of spiritual growth where I can enjoy myself in your presence. Focus Phrase: Pray with Nature Scripture Reading: Psalm 1:1-3; Matthew 11:28-29 Optional Read-along: Water, Wind, Earth and Fire pp. 7b-8 (Introduction section: Invitation […]

Four Directions (Day 3)

June 04, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: I arise today through the strength of heaven; Light of the sun, splendor of fire, speed of lightning, swiftness of the wind, depth of the sea, stability of the earth, firmness of the rock. —St. Patrick Focus Phrase: Four Directions Scripture Reading: Psalm 16:5-11 Optional Read-along: Water, Wind, Earth and Fire pp. 5b-7a […]

Four Elements (Day 2)

June 04, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: I arise today through the strength of heaven; Light of the sun, splendor of fire, speed of lightning, swiftness of the wind, depth of the sea, stability of the earth, firmness of the rock. —St. Patrick Focus Phrase: Strength of heaven Scripture Reading: Psalm 65 Optional Read-along: Water, Wind, Earth and Fire pp. […]

Nature Speaks (Day 1)

June 04, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: God of Creation, give me eyes to see and ears to hear you connecting with me in nature. Teach me how to walk in Jesus’s way of spiritual growth and vitality. Focus Phrase: God Speaks Through Nature Today’s Scripture Reading: Psalm 65; Matthew 11:28-29 Today’s Optional Read-along: Water, Wind, Earth and Fire pp. […]

Holy Week Readings 2021

March 27, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THIS WEEK: Make sure you have a copy of the Again & Again Devotional. If you’d like a digital copy, click here and we’ll send you the link. For daily texts with the Focus Word, Starter Prayer and link to this post, text the word “lent” to 970-500-0970. Join […]

Unbind (Day 39, Saturday)

March 21, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: Jesus of Nazareth, you wept tears for Lazarus, which means you know what grief feels like. We wish that you could miraculously heal all losses like you did with Lazarus, for death is never fair or convenient. However, we ask that you simply grieve with us. Cry with us. Go to the graveside […]

Build My Life (Day 38, Friday)

March 21, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: Creator God, you invited the Israelites to build houses, to build gardens, to build relationships; so there is something holy about building. Help me survey my life to imagine what you might be calling me to build today. Is it community? Is it a home? Is it new relationships? Is it deeper relationships […]

Be With Me (Day 37, Thursday)

March 21, 2021, By: Crossroads Church

Starter Prayer: Creator God, fear is like water, it runs on its own. It is powerful. A little bit of fear is a good thing. Too much fear and you’ll drown. There is much to be afraid of in this fragile life, so today I bring you the fears on my heart. See them. Relieve […]