Sometimes my sons bring up complicated topics when I am getting ready to head off to bed. Such was the case recently as one of my sons and I were talking about scenarios in specific social situations when a small thing becomes a big problem. At certain times, I find […]
You will never have that courage. The words stung. But, I knew this statement admonishing those who had remained seated in the pews instead of going forward for prayer was wrong. Completely and utterly wrong. Sometimes it takes courage to sit in the pew. To just sit. To simply be […]
Let’s pray Love Your Neighbor by Julie Barrios on the Abide prayer app https://abide.is/prayer/vdxmjj
Much preparation goes into this day set aside for giving thanks. It’s easy to think it’s all about the food. Turkeys will fill the center of most tables. Side dishes of mashed potatoes and flavored vegetables even children will eat surround it. Perhaps the pièce de résistance is the pie. […]
In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans. And he who searches our hearts knows the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for God’s people in […]
Part Three Establishing Rituals: All the Nuts and Bolts without Going Nutty “I had a ritual once of lighting a candle and writing by its light and blowing it out when I was done for the night….Also kneeling and praying before starting (I got that from a French movie about […]
Philippians 4:6-7 NKJV Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Romans 12:12 NIV Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
“When you encounter trouble of any kind, reach into your arsenal of prayers and speak one or more of them boldly. The enemy will retreat, and I will draw near.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Today James 1:2 NASB Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials. Psalm […]