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.
PRAYER PROMPT ••• I’ve been reading about King David and this morning, a verse jumped out at me. To set the stage, one of King David’s sons murdered the other for retaliation of his sister’s rape (2 Samuel 13:1-39). The remaining son spent several years in exile before a wise woman was sent to King David to convince him to let this son return to … Continue reading 4.27.17 Prayer Prompt: Spilled Water
PRAYER PROMPT ••• As I read my Bible this morning, I was so inspired by David. In 2 Samuel 6:14a, it says, “And David danced before the Lord with all his might.” Throughout the Bible, we are told to delight in the Lord, to rejoice, and worship Him. We are to celebrate our Lord and Savior with joy and gladness in our hearts! After all, … Continue reading 4.23.17 Prayer Prompt: Dance For the Lord
Since 2013, the term “selfie” has been recognized as a word by the Oxford Dictionary because of how many images we take of ourselves. In 2013, it was estimated that over 1 million selfies were taken per day, and a 2015 article reports that women between the ages of 16 – 25 spend an average of five hours per week taking selfies, selecting the perfect … Continue reading Self-Awareness vs. Self-Awareness