Tag Archives: prayer
I am married to a man who believes an adventurous, full life begins with three letters: Y-E-S. So he likes to live by the motto, “Say yes more than you say no.” “Wanna ride bikes through the mud?” “Yes!” “How about taking a slow boat […]
I love it when God shows up and goes out of His way to make His truth clear. One evening not too long ago, my husband and I sat on the porch together. He read from his bible silently and I read from mine. We […]
When was the last time that you experienced a great unfulfilled desire? Maybe you had a particular desire to get pregnant, obtain a particular job, move to a particular state, make a particular amount of money, live without a particular physical pain, or marry a […]
I once spoke at a conference where a woman approached me and told me that her husband was experiencing an extended season of unemployment. This had been very hard on their family both financially and emotionally. “We have prayed and prayed, and still nothing. We […]
Our Border Collie, Dixie, likes to play hide and seek. You can hide anywhere in the house and say (sometimes in a whisper), “Come find me.” In a split second, you can hear Dixie’s little feet clicking down the hallway or up the stairs as […]
As part of my goal to discover what Scripture teaches about true forgiveness, I once read Luke 6:28 in which Jesus says, “. . . bless those who curse you and pray for those who mistreat you.” I looked up the word “bless” in my […]
Getting quiet with the Lord in the mornings is my favorite part of my day. It’s when He most often reveals His truth to me, guides me, convicts me of sin, and gives me the joy of knowing I am deeply known. But I have […]
Because I didn’t walk the aisle of matrimony until I was forty-six, there were times when I wondered why God wasn’t answering my prayer for a mate. I had done everything I possibly could, had attended many weddings (often as the Maid of Honor) and […]
I bet there is something you have prayed about and desired for a very long time, maybe even years. You have wanted it for so long you have doubted God will ever answer. Maybe in your quiet—and honest—moments you have felt overlooked by Christ. And, […]
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