Daily Inspiration to Uplift Your Spirit


Light From this Hill is a website dedicated to providing spiritual resources for ordinary people who love God and want a deeper connection.  Does this sound like you? The daily 5-minute stories, prayers, Ignite, and sermon podcasts all seek to shine some light on your path with the hope that it will lift your spirit.  



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Need a little inspiration in the morning?

Need some light in dark and confusing days?

Do you want to grow in your spirit,

but not quite sure where to start?

Light From This Hill provides resources with you in mind. They don't require special knowledge or language.   You don't have to quote the Bible from memory or recite the Small Catechism.   Instead they are filled with stories of travel near and far, words about God,  accessible insights of scripture, ideas about creative ministry, and prayers for life along the way.   They come from the life experience and ministry of  The Rev. Dr. Walt Lichtenberger.  

3 easy steps to grow in your spirit

Step One:

Subscribe to a Daily 5-minute Story or Prayer Series.  Click here to see options

Step Two: 

A daily inspiration will be sent to your inbox in time for your morning coffee.  All you need to do is open it.  

Step Three:

Breathe deeply.  Enjoy!  



Walt is leading a multi-generational trip from St. James Lutheran to the Badlands of South Dakota. You can follow along with reading each day’s devotional, check out the photo gallery, and access Walt’s travel blog by following this link:

You can also receive a daily email to keep you updated on all the adventure.



Check out these daily, 5-minute, inspirational series:

OR—— get EVERYTHING published in 2019 for one low price.

Light From this Hill is offering a one-price, Annual Subscription to ALL of Walt's 2019 devotional series throughout the year.  

In 2018 - Walt published eight different devotionals ranging from 50 days to three weeks in length.  You might remember them: TOP 25 of 2017When the Road Becomes Rocky (Lent); 50 Days of Easter PrayersGod of Creatures Great and SmallBackyard ParablesLighting Your Way, With Love; With ThanksThreshold: An Advent Journey.   

For 2019 - the intention is to offer as many with a guarantee of at least five.

Annual Subscribers will receive advance notification of each new series.  You don't have to worry about signing up - your name is automatically on the list.  You won't miss a single ONLINE series - they will keep coming to your inbox in time for your morning coffee.  With each subscription, you will receive the option to share that subscription with a friend.  Throughout the year, you can pick the same friend or share it with different folks - your choice. 

In addition, Annual Subscribers save 30% on purchases of the book, Lighting Your Way, With Love. This is a savings of over $5 per copy. It can be used as many times as you’d like.

To subscribe using check payment (click here)


FROM The Rev. Dr. Walt Lichtenberger

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A long time ago, my Dad told me that a good sermon was one that gave him something to 'put in his pocket' for later in the week.  He rolled tires in a warehouse and needed something to nurture his faith mid-week. Growing up, I was inspired by his faith witness and need for spiritual growth.  It continues to inspire me today.

Whether you are rolling tires in a warehouse or not, I want to share daily insights because our spirits need daily attention.

My writing comes from my travels and experience of being a Lutheran pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for over twenty years.  You don't need to have a fancy theological vocabulary or a degree from an institution to access. All that is needed is an open mind, heart, and love for God. Doubts are welcome and expected.  God meets us in our questioning, thinking, and sacred dreaming.   I know because, God has met me in these places and has provided me with unexpected growth - Walt