PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I have been waiting for this day for months! It’s the first day of Spring! I will sneeze my head off for the next month (even more than normal since I’m a chronic sneezer no matter what time of the year and I’m stubborn and won’t take allergy medicine). But I am so grateful for winter to be officially over. … Continue reading 3.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: It’s Spring!
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday, life as we know it came to a screeching halt. I am, of course, referring to The Great Facebook Breakdown of 2019 (as it will henceforth be known — tell everyone. I want credit for coining a phrase). All over the world, frustrated people could not update Facebook or Instagram. The apps and web browser would open, but any … Continue reading 3.14.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Reminder From The Great Facebook Breakdown of 2019
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday, I had lunch with a friend of mine and it’s the first time I’ve seen her since she recommitted her life to Christ. I was blown away, not just by the changes in her spirit, but literally her physical expression. The last few times I’ve seen her, she looked stressed and anxious. But yesterday, her face wore an expression … Continue reading 3.2.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Peace That Passes All Understanding
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Isaiah 40:8 says, “The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.” This is one of my favorite verses in Scripture. It was one of the first (if not THE first) essays I ever wrote when I first started faith-based writing. And sometimes, it’s good to revisit it and be reminded. The endurance of … Continue reading 1.29.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Isaiah 40:8 Recap
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Proverbs 15:22 says, “Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.” While the first to whom we should go to for counsel is the Jesus (who is referred to as Wonderful Counselor in Isaiah 9:6), we are social people who like to talk to others. Getting another’s perspective is helpful and beneficial, especially when big decisions are on … Continue reading 1.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Advise of Others
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When I was 18, I went to Paris with my literature teacher and a few other girls from school. Our trip started in England and included Switzerland and Germany, but Paris was my favorite. I think the Eiffel Tower is beautiful and standing at the top of it, while admiring Paris, and the Seine River remain strong in my memory, … Continue reading 1.17.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Eiffel Tower
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I decided my morning devotion time needed a little freshening up. To refresh my routine meant I had to swap out something. I decided to swap my daily email devotions for books. I have a stack of them I never seem to get to, and a brand new book I had waited for over six months to release. I’ve loved … Continue reading 12.26.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way