4.15.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Praying All the Time

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• So many times, I have no idea what to say. I can plan and plan and then – what comes out is a jumbled mess. Sometimes talking to God is the same way. We want to, but find it difficult to know what to say, or where to begin. We’re organized and armed with a prayer list (mine’s even categorized … Continue reading 4.15.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Praying All the Time

4.3.18 Praise Prompt: The Danger of the Undercurrent

PRAISE PROMPT ••• As Christians, we are instructed to live our lives in a way that reflects the love we have for our Lord and Savior. From a textbook understanding of that, it sounds easy. We live in humble gratitude and obedience to the One who gave His life for us, then rose from the dead, promising us eternal life if we believe in Him. … Continue reading 4.3.18 Praise Prompt: The Danger of the Undercurrent

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…

3.30.18 Praise Prompt: A 3000 Year Old Prayer Request

PRAISE PROMPT ••• Psalm 71:17-18 NLT says, “O God, you have taught me from my earliest childhood, and I constantly tell others about the wonderful things you do. Now that I am old and gray, do not abandon me, O God. Let me proclaim your power to this new generation, your mighty miracles to all who come after me.” This is the prayer of an … Continue reading 3.30.18 Praise Prompt: A 3000 Year Old Prayer Request

3.17.18 Praise Prompt: Lessons from St. Patrick

PRAISE PROMPT ••• All over the world, people are celebrating the patron saint of Ireland (though technically, he’s not a saint; Patrick has never been canonized). While many think the day is about leprechauns and green beer, the day was set aside to recognize Patrick’s missionary work as he is credited with bringing Christianity to Ireland. In short, Patrick was doing his part for the … Continue reading 3.17.18 Praise Prompt: Lessons from St. Patrick

3.14.18 Praise Prompt: Using the Negative Spaces in Our Lives

PRAISE PROMPT ••• I’ve been a writer for my community magazines for ten years, so I have a lot of back issues. I’ve been storing them in a cheap bookcase in my home office, but the shelves began bowing under the weight in less than a year. My husband and I’ve been discussing what to do with them. I don’t reference them often, but often … Continue reading 3.14.18 Praise Prompt: Using the Negative Spaces in Our Lives

2.25.18 Prayer Prompt: The Miracle of Grace

PRAYER PROMPT ••• I love the word “grace.” It’s a simple word with a variety of meanings. The definition we focus on is “the free and unmerited favor of God, as manifested in the salvation of sinners and the bestowal of blessings.” It’s the grace described in Ephesians 2:8-9 that inspired the name of this website. And you can barely hear the word without thinking … Continue reading 2.25.18 Prayer Prompt: The Miracle of Grace