PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I’m an only child but I’ve been blessed to have many good friends. Some of whom are so close, that the term “friend” is not really appropriate. They are family. One of my very oldest and dearest friends-made-family is home from Indiana and today, I get to see her for lunch (and as you can see by my timestamp vs … Continue reading 12.29.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Friends Turned Family
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Sometimes, we all feel like an outcast. Sometimes, it’s all in our own imagination… Sometimes, it’s a feeling we get after doing something we shouldn’t have… And sometimes, we are legitimately in situations where right or wrong, we are excluded by the people around us. Whatever the circumstances, feeling like an outcast isn’t a fun place to be. I was … Continue reading 12.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Feeling Like an Outcast
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When it comes to reading the Bible, I know few who relish reading the genealogies. I get it. Long lists of names, most of which are crazy-hard to pronounce. If you’re like me, at some point you’ve wondered why those long lists of family records are important to Scripture. They actually do have a purpose and though they are challenging … Continue reading 8.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Genealogy of Jesus
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Friends, I need you to do me a favor. Please pull out your Bibles or pull up your Bible app. Find 2 Samuel 7:18-29. Will you please read it? Today’s topic is center around David’s prayer. The Prophet Nathan had just informed David of God’s plan and promise to build from David a lasting dynasty. What I love about this … Continue reading 5.25.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Prayer of David
PRAISE PROMPT ••• My birthday was in December, but I just ordered my birthday present a couple of weeks ago – AncestryDNA kits for me, my husband, son, and mom! I’m so excited to get the results and find out how they match up with my genealogy research. It’s a fascinating exercise – to learn where you come from. I joke that I don’t have … Continue reading 3.10.18 Praise Prompt: The Family Tree of Jesus
PRAYER PROMPT ••• The future holds many things: fear, uncertainty, and doubt, to name a few. It also holds potential joy, but it’s not as natural for us to look at the horizon and see that possibility. It’s easier to brace for a traumatic impact rather than run face-first into the unknown. King David wrote in Psalm 139:16, “You saw me before I was born. … Continue reading 1.14.18 Prayer Prompt: Trusting God
PRAYER PROMPT ••• I love to plan / give gifts, but I hate to wait to give them. I attribute it to being born on Christmas Day. Since most people have two dates to look forward to (Christmas and their birthday) compared to my one day… well, that’s the only explanation I have about my impulsiveness to either give gifts early or tell what the … Continue reading 6.9.17 Prayer Prompt: Pray. Trust. Wait.