7.21.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Temptations

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I have a major sweet tooth, but there’s one dessert I’ll never order in a restaurant… Anything chocolate. Don’t get me wrong, I like chocolate just fine… I’m just not the chocolate fanatic like some people I know (you know who you are!). But if I’m going to eat chocolate, I’m kind of particular about it. I don’t care for … Continue reading 7.21.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Temptations

7.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When Anger Runs Amok

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Proverbs 29:11, it says, “Fools vent their anger, but the wise quietly hold it back.” Y’all, I wish I could say I was wise all the time. So many times I’ve wished I could learn to just shut up and take the time to process emotions before I react to them. Can any of you relate? How do you … Continue reading 7.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When Anger Runs Amok

7.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Shaken Up

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Warning – we’re going all over the place today. When I was a little girl, I read Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.” And I love the Disney movie of the same name. But the truth is (spoiler alert!), Disney plastered a happily-ever-after ending on what is actually a pretty dark and grim fairy tale that involved bleeding feet, the … Continue reading 7.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Shaken Up

7.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Discouragement

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Everyone has a battle. A personal Everest they face every day. Some days, we’re full of energy and ready to chip away at that mountain. Other days, we are exhausted, slumped in a heap at the foot of it. Part of the landscape we navigate when trying to climb our mountain is discouragement. I recently read somewhere that “Discouragement is … Continue reading 7.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Discouragement

7.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Tree Stump & A Buick

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I was 16 or 17 years old when my friend Carrie and I decided we were old enough and (BWHAHAHAHAHA!!!!) sophisticated enough to go out for afternoon tea. There was a gorgeous old Victorian house that had been converted into a very charming tea shop and we were excited to try it. As I pulled my car into the gravel … Continue reading 7.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Tree Stump & A Buick

7.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Jesus’ Promise

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• What did you think of today’s supporting graphic? Of all the MGFL graphics I’ve designed, this one may have the most powerful message and I’m grateful to the Holy Spirit for the inspiration. I know you’re thinking, “Denise, go drink another cup of coffee; you clearly aren’t awake yet.” I’ll go for another cup of coffee, but I’m wide awake. … Continue reading 7.16.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Jesus’ Promise

7.15.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Best Reunion Ever

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Praise Report! My mom and grandmother are finally home after a month and two-plus years, respectively. You may remember that about a month ago, I shared that my grandmother has spent over two years living with her brother in their hometown of Kentucky, serving as his caregiver. She acted as the hands and feet of Jesus where she was needed, … Continue reading 7.15.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Best Reunion Ever