PRAYER PROMPT ••• Pretend you’re at an animal shelter, and you see a puppy, shaking and cowering in the corner of her kennel. The worker tells you that the puppy was the only one who survived after her mother and two sibling-puppies were hit by a car. Her family is gone, and she’s alone and confused and doesn’t understand that the people at the shelter … Continue reading 12.30.17 Prayer Prompt: Showing Compassion
PRAYER PROMPT ••• I spend more hours looking at a screen than anything else. Anyone else? For many of us, our livelihoods are contained within monitors and hard drives. Not to mention spreadsheets and word documents. Personally, I love it. But I’m a nerd (I love spreadsheets). Technology has also changed how we have relationships. I have friends all over the country because of the … Continue reading 12.29.17 Prayer Prompt: Technology and Relationships
PRAYER PROMPT ••• First, I want to thank y’all for praying for me yesterday. A trip to the DMV shouldn’t be a big deal, but I was waaaay overdue for some updates, so I dreaded the process. Thankfully, my license is renewed, and I am good to go for eight more years. Thank you! Today, let’s talk about giving. It’s a topic on everyone’s mind … Continue reading 12.15.17 Prayer Prompt: Giving
PRAYER PROMPT ••• It’s very rare that I know what I’m going to write about when I wake up. But I knew this one was coming. Every morning, I pray that the Holy Spirit will put a topic on my heart that will be something that I need, something someone else needs, and that will mostly honor God. Today’s topic is something I need: do … Continue reading 10.28.17 Prayer Prompt: Do You Pray About It As Much As You Complain About It?
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
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever had a passport? This little book holds great potential. It gives the authority to travel internationally and spend time in foreign countries. But to get it – it’s not easy. It takes time and money to obtain it. But most find the effort worthwhile when it comes to seeing the world. Have you ever thought about our faith with … Continue reading 10.8.17 Prayer Prompt: Journey with Jesus
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Our world loves coincidence. We marvel at the unlikely series of events that bring things together in unexpected ways. But the closer I grow to Christ and the more I understand God, the more I realize – our worldly definition of “coincidence” is just wrong. God ordains circumstances. He is involved in every finite detail of our lives, even using seemingly random, … Continue reading 10.5.17 Prayer Prompt: God Ordains Coincidence