Notes From The CenterRestoration of a Life June 25, 2015March 19, 2018 - by James Swanson Jan Pierce — from 365 Devotions for June 23, 2015. Only the Lord can restore that which was once useless. He takes empty wasted lives, and fills them with vibrant life. 365 Devotions 2015. Cincinnati, OH: Standard Publishing, 2014.