Psalm for a Pandemic: Prayer for Peace and Comfort

Psalm for a Pandemic: Prayer for Peace and Comfort

(Inside: A prayer for peace and comfort; a prayer for inner peace and happiness; a prayer for peace at work; a prayer for comfort in loss – a psalm for the pandemic.)     Worldwide pandemic. Stressful times. Frightening times. Uncertain times. The circumstances we’re 

How Prayer Works: Transform Your Day Through the Power of Prayer

How Prayer Works: Transform Your Day Through the Power of Prayer

How does prayer work? It’s simpler than you think. Here’s one way to transform your day through the power of prayer. Let God nourish you through prayer.

Feeling Anxious? Help & Hope in Anxious Times

Feeling Anxious? Help & Hope in Anxious Times

Feeling Anxious? Schools and businesses are closed, and we’re all secluded in our homes. We see all the statistics on the news and online, and it’s understandable that we begin to experience a bit of anxiety. Anxiety: it’s that feeling of worry or nervousness typically 

Find Out the Ways You Best Connect with God

Find Out the Ways You Best Connect with God

(Inside: Do you want to find the best ways you connect with God in your current season of life? Are you ready to deepen your faith?)   People raising their hands in worship is weird. It’s all just too much enthusiasm for me. At least 

Friendship with God – Is That Even Possible?

Friendship with God – Is That Even Possible?

Think about the people who are closest to you in your life… that one person you go to right away when you are in trouble. The person you can talk to about anything.  Do you have their face in your mind? Now, think about how 

Pray Like Jesus

Pray Like Jesus

I was at the funeral of a friend of a friend. It was someone I didn’t know well, and someone who died too soon. We were in a church I had never been to before; traditional hard pews, and a pipe organ in the back 

Crying Out to God: Learning to Lament

Crying Out to God: Learning to Lament

 picture by https://pixabay.com/en/users/ulleo-1834854/ Crying Out to God I stood alone in my livingroom – the gray of the dimly lit room pressing in around me. I could hardly breathe – despair crushing my chest like a massive weight. Falling to my knees in front of 

Shifting Our Focus: Learning to Pray Like Paul

Shifting Our Focus: Learning to Pray Like Paul

Photo by Diana Simumpande on Unsplash Sitting Down to Pray As I sat at my kitchen table writing down the things I wanted to pray for during my prayer time, I made an unsettling discovery: my prayer list looked uncomfortably similar to my grocery list 

Why We Should Pray: 4 Reasons That Will Give You Hope

Why We Should Pray: 4 Reasons That Will Give You Hope

(Inside: Have you ever wondered why we should pray? Does prayer even do anything? Read on for four reasons that will give you hope.) “I lost my job!” I said between sobs into the phone. “What do you mean, you lost it?” my husband replied,