PRAISE PROMPT ••• I understand the history of Daylight Savings Time. And the extra hour of daylight is nice to have in the summer… But oh how I wish we could just leave our clocks alone. There won’t be enough coffee today. Time is one of those things we always monitor. We think it moves too slow, but then, we complain it moves too fast. … Continue reading 3.11.12 Praise Prompt: Time and Presence
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Greetings from Flu Central. I am finally starting to recover. As of this morning, I’ve been fever-free for 24 hours. But my husband has the first symptoms of it, and is going to the doctor. Thank you for your prayers and now I ask you to add my husband to your prayer list. And please pray that I don’t try to do … Continue reading 2.3.18 Prayer Prompt: Why Are You Trying To Do This All Alone?
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Today’s Prayer Prompt is a great example of the Holy Spirit’s power, because y’all — I’m feeling rough. These posts are all Him anyway, but today I’m especially aware of it. I mentioned yesterday that I was going to the doctor and I’m being treated for the flu. As soon as this is posted, I’m going back to sleep. This morning, my … Continue reading 2.1.18 Prayer Prompt: The Lord Fights For Us
PRAYER PROMPT ••• It rained all day yesterday. It was a perfect day to stay inside and rest with a book, coffee, and vegetable soup on the stove. However, I spent much of it running in between raindrops. I tend to avoid driving in the rain because I get nervous. I drive a little on the slow side (the lead foot of my youth got … Continue reading 1.29.18 Prayer Prompt: A Reminder to Rest
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Sometimes, when we really need encouragement, a good friend might offer to stand with us. Whether it’s a trip to the doctor for an uncertain diagnosis or (on the other end of the spectrum) a close friend standing up as a maid of honor or best man at a wedding — it’s comforting to know we are not alone. In the church … Continue reading 1.4.18 Prayer Prompt: God Is With Us
PRAYER PROMPT ••• “What if” may be two of the most dangerous words in our vocabulary. “What if I were smarter?” “What if I were prettier?” “What if I were thinner?” “What if I’d made that other decision?” “What if I hadn’t been such a terrible mother?” It’s a phrase that seems innocuous enough, but can be a tool of Satan to prevent us from … Continue reading 11.1.17 Prayer Prompt: The Danger of “What if?”
PRAYER PROMPT ••• It is hard to maintain a life balance. Between church, family, friends, work, personal health, and hobbies – the juggling act is real. My husband and I are big fans of the TV show, “The Office,” and in one episode, Michael Scott says, “I mark [memos] as Urgent A, Urgent B, Urgent C, Urgent D. Urgent A is the most important. Urgent … Continue reading 10.15.17 Prayer Prompt: Balancing Act