5.10.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Keep Praying

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Luke 18:1 says, “Now he told them a parable on the need for them to pray always and not give up.” The passage goes on with Jesus sharing a parable about a persistent woman who relentlessly put her case before the judge before he eventually ruled in her favor. It’s hard to pray repeatedly for the same thing. In these … Continue reading 5.10.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Keep Praying

8.21.17 Prayer Prompt: I Love You, Lord

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday at church, the men’s quartet sang the hymn, “I Love You, Lord.”  As I listened, I wondered how many feel like that.  There were years in my life when I called myself a Christian, but had you asked me if I loved the Lord, I may have given you a deer in the headlights look before sputtering out a weak, “Yes.”  … Continue reading 8.21.17 Prayer Prompt: I Love You, Lord

Today Is My Birthday

Throughout my childhood, and even in my 20s, I really didn’t like my birthday.  Everyone else had a special, designated day that their families and friends celebrated THEM, but I celebrate my birthday on the biggest international holiday of the year.  My birthday presents were often wrapped in Christmas paper…  And like every other Christmas-born person, I knew to expect the combo gifts — “This … Continue reading Today Is My Birthday