Category Archives: God is Bigger Than… Devotionals

God is Bigger Than Devotionals are short, easy reads that see the scriptures revealed in our everyday life. written by Christian Counselor Karen Tripp MS LMFT. ENJOY!

God is Bigger Than Show and Tell

My daughter Heidi, when she was in kindergarten, took Show and Tell to a whole new level.  While other kids were bringing in her favorite toy, Heidi brought a live baby girl that lived down the street.  Seriously.  Then there’s … Continue reading

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Cancer is Not Punishment

Cancer is not a punishment. God did not give you cancer. He gave you His Son so you may live a life of hope in the midst of suffering. Before we go on, it’s important that you know one thing: … Continue reading

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Seeing God in Your cancer Journey Excerpt Reading #27 “You Are the Expert”

This is an excerpt from the Seeing God in Your Cancer Journey Program Participant Guide.  To learn more, contact a program near you https://www.cancer-companions.org/find-a-group/  or email Karen Tripp [email protected]

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God is Bigger Than…a Flying Trapeze

As a child, there was nothing as thrilling as watching the flying trapeze.   I’d strain my neck to watch the bejeweled lady release the bar just in time for the arm bulging man to catch her.   Holding my breath, I  … Continue reading

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God is BIGGER Than … New Years Resolutions

New Years resolutions are funny things. This year my resolutions are pretty common. They focus on eating less and exercising more. Other years my resolutions have been about staying in touch with friends and visiting family more often. Although, calling my mom and … Continue reading

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The Story Before the Christmas Story

A Christmas message.You may be wondering what foot odor has to do with Christmas.  Well, a few Christmas’ ago I got to thinking about the gift of the Christ Child and I realized there’s more to this gift than first … Continue reading

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Placing God’s Plans First- God is BIGGER Than New Years Resolutions

New Years resolutions are funny things.  This year my resolutions are pretty common. They focus on eating less and exercising more.  Other years my resolutions have been about staying in touch with friends and visiting family more often.  Although, calling … Continue reading

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Ready for Christ? – God is Bigger Than… a New Year’s Party

The one thing about any New Years Eve party that you can’t change is the part where everyone stays up until midnight.  What I want to know is when did midnight become so late?  It use to be I could … Continue reading

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This Christmas Increase joy & Decrease Stress- God is BIGGER than …Family Reunions

My Mom’s side of the family really knows how to throw a family reunion.  Picture 40-50 people ranging from infants to great-grandparents, a food table with twice as many desserts as entrées, and the obligatory post dinner football game for … Continue reading

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Taking Doubts and Questions to Jesus- God is Bigger Than… a Chicago Winter

After living all of my 28 years in sun drenched Florida, my husband and I moved to Chicago. People thought we were crazy.   Do you know what happens in Chicago in the winter? Ice, snow, hail and this stuff called … Continue reading

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