Tag Archives: pray

By whose power?

  God is strong enough. I know God answers prayer. In fact, at one point in my life, God was answering a lot of prayers. Over and over again, I would pray for people and things would happen. A relationship … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

It’s a new year, a new start, a time to begin, or a time to begin again. It’s a time to reflect on the life we have lived, the blessings we have been given, the challenges we have faced, and … Continue reading

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Exposed

I’ve always found it odd and infuriating that victims of sexual assault are typically left with feelings of guilt, shame, and unworthiness. If your house is robbed, there is trauma and fear, but there is generally no guilt or shame. … Continue reading

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Enough for today

What if you started every day knowing that God would provide exactly what you needed for that day? Isn’t that what we pray when we say, “Give us this day our daily bread”? Isn’t that what we mean when we … Continue reading

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Friends with God

  I am often asked about prayer and how we know that God is speaking to us. It’s always funny to me how little we trust those moments when we hear God’s voice or see a sign that He sends. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Oceans

Okay, I usually only do Music Mondays in the summer, but I have to add this one today. I love the faith and confidence that comes in this song. When we step out, when God calls us to something difficult, … Continue reading

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Guidance

One of my “things” is to tell people to listen in prayer. And the question that follows most of the time is, “How?” It takes practice and it takes intention. We can invite God into a moment, but we rarely … Continue reading

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That small, quiet voice

Another of my favorite readings is the one of Elijah waiting in a cave for the Lord to pass by. He’s fleeing from a pretty bad situation, and a queen who is determined to have him killed. It has gotten … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Drops in the Ocean by Hawk Nelson

“I want you as you are, not as you ought to be.” There are days that I just don’t measure up. There are days when I lose my temper, fall into doubt and fear, lose my way, or just simply … Continue reading

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What kind of life do you want to lead?

Do you want to successful or significant? I read this question in the book On Fire, by John O’Leary (which is a great read if you’re looking for some inspirational summer reading) As I read it, I realized that the two are … Continue reading

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