Author Archives: Don Schmidt

About Don Schmidt

Beginning in the fall of 2009, Don was VP of Operations & Director of Student Life for 2 years at Williamson Christian College in Franklin, TN - a wonderful, accredited 4 year college for adult learners. That is where he started writing the devotionals. The passion of his heart is to love God and to help others learn to love God more and more. He grew up in St. Joseph, MI - Class of '66. Graduated from Michigan State in '70 and Wheaton Grad School in '78. Thunderous conversion October 11, 1968. He and Donna were engaged 2 hrs & 15 minutes after they met August 25, 1969 at a Christian camp in Georgia. They married in '70 and have 4 wonderful sons. Most of his adult career has been in business in NE Ohio. They lived for 20 years in Peninsula, OH. They attended St. Luke's Ministries (Anglican) in Copley, OH for many years. Three years ago they were reassigned by the Lord to attend River of Life Community Church in Hudson, OH. St. Luke's prayerfully sent them off on this new adventure with much love.

Saturday December 7, 2019 – She said to me, “I trust you.”

Colossians 3:5 Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. One of the great blessings of our Christian faith is the way it transforms our lives.  This impacts everything from how we live … Continue reading

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Friday December 6, 2019 – Tevye and Golde, “Do you love me?”

John 21:16a  Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you truly love me?” We’ve written before of the movie Fiddler on the Roof.  It is a musical about the life of a family in the small Jewish village of … Continue reading

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Thursday December 5, 2019 – David’s example: Despair to prayer to faith

Psalm 13:5, 6  But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.  6 I will sing to the LORD, for he has been good to me. How long??  How long is it going to take me … Continue reading

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Wednesday December 4, 2019 – This began 10 years ago today

Dear Friends, Words cannot express the gratitude I have for the blessing of writing and sharing these devotionals. The passion of my heart is to love the Lord and to help others learn to love Him too.  Ten years ago … Continue reading

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Tuesday December 3, 2019 – An essential reality in our lives

Revelation 3:19  Those whom I love I rebuke and discipline. So be earnest, and repent. Do you remember times when you were growing up when you wanted to do something and were told “No” by your parents?  Did you receive … Continue reading

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Monday December 2, 2019 – What do our responses say about us?

Job 1:22  In all this Job did not sin by charging God with wrongdoing.                                Job 2:10b  In all this, Job did not sin in what he said. It’s difficult to imagine the impact of all the disasters that happened to … Continue reading

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Sunday December 1, 2019 – Never did I dream…

1 John 3:1a  How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! A few weeks ago I had my 51th birthday in Jesus.  In … Continue reading

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