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

7.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Higher Standard

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• So it sounds like Papa John’s has some issues. If you haven’t heard the story yet, the founder made some disparaging comments and resigned from the board. In the aftermath, Papa John’s is doing damage control as schools, universities, and professional sports teams around the country sever relationships with the company. One offensive word has sent this international company into … Continue reading 7.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Higher Standard

7.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: An Ongoing Reflection of God’s Timing

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In all the universe, I cannot fathom a more beautifully perfect sight than the Northern Lights. I’ve never seen them in person, but I’m fascinated by them. I think they must be the most beautiful reflection of God’s creative genius. Seeing them in person is at the top of my travel dream-list. Someday… That’s not really the point of today’s … Continue reading 7.7.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: An Ongoing Reflection of God’s Timing

6.25.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Creativity of God

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I have a terrible memory with one exception. I have a great memory for random bits of useless trivia that I can’t possibly use in everyday life. And today, I’m sharing one random bit of useless trivia with you… When the starfish eats, it pushes its stomach out of its body and wraps it around whatever food it plans to … Continue reading 6.25.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Creativity of God

4.28.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Laughing at Sin

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This morning, I read Proverbs 14:9 NLT, which says, “Fools make fun of guilt, but the godly acknowledge it and seek reconciliation.” I know I’ve read this verse before but it was one of those times that reading it again gave me a new pause for thought. Let’s break this verse into two parts, starting with “fools make fun of … Continue reading 4.28.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Laughing at Sin

4.23.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Knowing God’s Will

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I want to know God’s will. I want to stand on my tiptoes and peek over His shoulder at what’s coming so I can be prepared. And then push full steam ahead to get it done so we can move on to the next item on God’s Heavenly to-do list. But He doesn’t work that way and on more than … Continue reading 4.23.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Knowing God’s Will

4.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From a Pencil

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I am never very far from a pencil. Pencils (and tubes of Burt’s Bees lip balm) are stuffed in every crevice of my life: my purse; my car; my nightstand; my kitchen; the living room; the basement; and my desk drawers are bursting at the seams with pencils. I may have a hard time finding a pen when the need … Continue reading 4.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From a Pencil