Tag Archives: Prayer

Back to the Front!

Recently, there’s been a stunning story with an accompanying picture in the news—that of a brave aid worker carrying a small child away from the bodies of her family, from under the hijab of her dead mother, and through the … Continue reading

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“Just Trust Jesus!”

Sage advice, in any case… that is, to “just trust Jesus!”  I’ve given that advice many times, I am sure, and yet have felt a bit of hollowness after speaking it—I gave my daughter that advice with a slight variation … Continue reading

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Who God Says We Are!

My daughter and I experienced encounters with others recently that presented challenges to both our identity and joy.  Often, I unconsciously interpret the unkindness of others as a reflection of my worth, forgetting that my value as a human being … Continue reading

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Wisdom Prayers – Proverbs 20

I ate too much one night last week—WAY TOO MUCH!  And it came back to bite me, to burn, and act like a volcano within me.  Well, it was Taco Tuesday, and I love tacos, and hot sauce (though the … Continue reading

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A Spirit of Fear

“God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”  (2 Timothy 1:7). Some days I spend way too much time on social media – I need to do something … Continue reading

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Weighing in…

I’m pretty sure most people living in the United States right now would admit that tension is extremely high in anticipation of the November presidential election.  It seems that much is at stake, no matter what your political views are—which … Continue reading

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“But God Promised!”

I am continually amazed at how some very familiar portions of scripture have verses tucked away in them that seem incongruent with what I imagine are God’s intentions and the way He works.  I like them! …those challenging verses.  I … Continue reading

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