4.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Gift of Life

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• We’ve all heard the saying, “Life is a gift,” and sometimes, we become a little dismissive of that. We expect it. And until an emergency or tragedy happens, we take for granted what goes on inside our bodies that enable us to live. Our heart beats without conscious effort on our parts. Our lungs take in oxygen while expelling carbon … Continue reading 4.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Gift of Life

3.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Micromanaging the Dishwasher

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Most of us like things done our way. I admit I do. And I’ll give you an example. I always reload the dishwasher behind my husband or my mother. They drive me nuts with the loosy-goosy way they load dishes. When it comes to loading a dishwasher, I am a Tetris master. My way is the best way. And I’m … Continue reading 3.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Micromanaging the Dishwasher

2.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Knit Together

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• In Colossians 2:2, Paul wrote of the congregations, “…that their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God’s mystery, which is Christ…” Let’s zero in on the part that says, “knit together in love.” If you are a knitter or crocheter, you know how … Continue reading 2.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Knit Together

1.8.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Calling the Professional for Repairs to Our Foundation

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When my husband and I were looking for a house a few years ago, there was one I was super-excited about. It had a lot of neat bells and whistles, including a backyard that had been modeled like an extended living room from the house. It was in the location we wanted and in our budget. It even had a … Continue reading 1.8.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Calling the Professional for Repairs to Our Foundation

11.27.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Getting Dressed

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• We spend time every morning reviewing the options in our closets before picking out clothes to wear for the day. We take into account where we’re going, what we’ll be doing, the weather, and whether or not those pants will still button. But as Christians, we have another important part of our wardrobe— things we should wear every day. They … Continue reading 11.27.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Getting Dressed

11.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Pass the Salt

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Colossians 4:6 says, “Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” Do you ever wonder… Why salt? There’s two reasons… When we “add salt” to our words and actions, it enhances what we have to say, just as salt enhances the flavor of food. It’s a way we … Continue reading 11.20.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Pass the Salt