Finding Shelter: An Autumn Companion

Finding Shelter: An Autumn Companion

by Russell J. Levenson Jr.


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Short, accessible meditations and photography to guide you through the season

Author and pastor Russ Levenson invites readers to “find shelter” in time each day with Jesus.

Forty meditations, scripture passages, reflections for contemplation, and prayers fill this volume designed to accompany and encourage readers throughout autumn. Each daily devotional entry includes a concluding thought and closing prayer. Every meditation includes photographs taken by the author. This thoughtful volume is part of a series.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781640652699
Publisher: Church Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/17/2020
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 534,383
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Russell J. Levenson Jr. has been an ordained Episcopal priest for nearly thirty years. Having served in various roles at churches in Alabama, Virginia, Tennessee, Louisiana, and Florida, he and his wife Laura live in Houston, Texas, where he has been the rector of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church for the last twelve years.

Table of Contents

Preface ix


1 A Change of View 1

2 God in the Shadows 5

3 Look Up 9

4 Even When We Grumble 13

5 The Right Way 17

6 Self-Sinking 21

7 Tending to the Garden 25

8 Stepping Out in Faith 29

9 The Way of Faithfulness 33

10 Speak … For Your Servant Is Listening … 37

11 Giants Don't Have the Last Word 41

12 You Are the One … 45

13 Choosing Wisely 50

14 The Lord-He Is God! 55

15 I Am God … You Are My Child 60

16 Heaven's Gate 65

17 Do You Really Want to Grow? 69

18 To Whom Should You Go? 72

19 Trusting in the Unseen 76

20 There's More to the Story 80

Halftime 83

21 Salt and Light 87

22 Get Some Rest 92

23 For All the Right Reasons 96

24 Death for the Sake of Life 100

25 What "Raised" Means for You 104

26 A Fork in the Road 108

27 How to Live 112

28 Pruning It to the Core 118

29 The Promise of the Unseen 123

30 Lawless Fruits 128

31 Giving the Devil His Due 132

32 A Song Worth Singing 137

33 Don't Poke the Bear 142

34 Who Gets Your Vote? 146

35 Every Day Belongs to God 150

36 Punching Holes in the Darkness 154

37 Angst or Thanks? 159

38 What Remains 163

39 King Me! 167

40 The Beginning at the End 172

Afterword • Pregnant Pause 179

Acknowledgments 183

Scriptural Index 185

Index of Authors Cited 187

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

"Whenever Russ speaks or writes, I listen or read. He has the heart of a pastor and the skill of a poet. So grateful for him and this book."
—Max Lucado, author

"Russ Levenson's Finding Shelter is a continuous gentle invitation to come to the table and to taste and see that God is good. Written with warmth and wisdom, these pages are good company on the journey of faith."
—Amy Grant, Grammy Award–winning recording artist and songwriter

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