If I were, you know, stranded on a desert island (or on Interstate 10 at 83rd Avenue) I would want to make sure I had at least one book written by Pastor Richard E. Lauersdorf. He's a WELS clergyman and has written several books that have been published by Northwestern Publishing House. Lauersdorf's devotional, "Together with Jesus," has become invaluable to me. It seems that with each devotion I read I find a nugget that I treasure all day long. Here's a little something from June 5:
Jesus is God's grace in person. Through Word and Sacrament His Holy Spirit changes my fist of unbelief into the hand of faith.