4.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Consulting God

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When God gave the Israelites the Promised Land, it wasn’t empty. They were told to remove the people who occupied it. God promised to be with them, and give them victory. The first up: Jericho. Joshua and the army followed the Lord’s instructions to the letter. With one exception. Achan disobeyed the order about all the goods that were to … Continue reading 4.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Consulting God

4.1.18 Praise Prompt: Because The Tomb is Empty…

PRAISE PROMPT ••• A friend of mine listed some of the events going on this weekend: Easter celebrations; Easter egg hunts; start of spring break; Final Four National Championship weekend (which I think has something to do with basketball?); and April Fools Day. And for my family, we remember my grandfather, who is celebrating his seventh year in heaven today. But NOTHING matters more than … Continue reading 4.1.18 Praise Prompt: Because The Tomb is Empty…

3.29.18 Praise Prompt: God’s Miracles

PRAISE PROMPT ••• Do you ever think about miracles? We use the term a lot, but do we understand it? Since Merriam Webster’s website trolls for recent uses of the term, and the first two uses were that of a makeup artists’ skill and an article on pecs from a health magazine — let’s define it so everyone’s on the same page. A miracle is … Continue reading 3.29.18 Praise Prompt: God’s Miracles

3.20.18 Praise Prompt: The Dangers of Compartmentalizing

PRAISE PROMPT ••• I am a compartmentalizer. Especially with my son, mother, and grandmother. And it’s not so much compartmentalizing in the way I interact with them, as much as I often wish I could put each of them on a shelf, and pull them down when I want to spend time with them, but put them back where they are safe and protected when … Continue reading 3.20.18 Praise Prompt: The Dangers of Compartmentalizing

3.12.18 Praise Prompt: Spiritual Growth

PRAISE PROMPT ••• This weekend, my dear friend Amy was in town with her children. They live in Indiana, but North Carolina is still home for her. I visited with them on Saturday and was shocked by her youngest. I’m used to the members of this family towering over me. All of them are pushing 6’ and I’m only 5’4”. But this was the first … Continue reading 3.12.18 Praise Prompt: Spiritual Growth

2.17.18 Prayer Prompt: Faith Growth

PRAYER PROMPT ••• What does it take to grow as a Christian?  Last night, a friend posted a question about Bible studies.  I answered her with my opinion (because y’all know I always have one of those!), and said, “Your Bible study is such a personal time between you and God…do what works for you and whatever is growing your personal walk with Jesus.”  As … Continue reading 2.17.18 Prayer Prompt: Faith Growth

1.12.18 Prayer Prompt: A Drop in the Bucket

PRAYER PROMPT ••• In the craziness of life, it’s hard to remember that we each have significant roles to play in the Kingdom of Heaven.  God has given all of us special gifts and talents.  And He isn’t limited by how they are used.  His never-ending creativity means we can use similar gifts in extraordinarily different ways.  In my Christian women’s writing group, we all … Continue reading 1.12.18 Prayer Prompt: A Drop in the Bucket