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
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Last night, I couldn’t sleep. I prayed for a bit, but felt restless so I got up to catch up on a Bible study I’ve been doing. The prayer at the end of one lesson brought me to tears. It spoke of how sometimes, it’s hard to see God working; sometimes, He seems to be silent when we desperately want to hear … Continue reading 7.13.17 Prayer Prompt: It’s In the Details
PRAYER PROMPT ••• Stand firm. Stand your ground. Stand tall. Stand up for what you believe in. When we believe something, we stand up for it. Whether it’s our family, our children, our home, our political choices, or the rights of others – we are quick to stand up to be the voice of people, things, or causes we want to protect. Are we just … Continue reading 7.1.17 Prayer Prompt: Stand Up For Your Faith
PRAYER PROMPT ••• I love to plan / give gifts, but I hate to wait to give them. I attribute it to being born on Christmas Day. Since most people have two dates to look forward to (Christmas and their birthday) compared to my one day… well, that’s the only explanation I have about my impulsiveness to either give gifts early or tell what the … Continue reading 6.9.17 Prayer Prompt: Pray. Trust. Wait.
PRAYER PROMPT ••• A few days ago, a friend shared how frustrated she was about a certain prayer request. As she told me of her discouragement, I understood it all too well. Like many of us, I have a prayer request that I consistently pray for day in and day out. And sometimes, it does feel like we aren’t being heard. We want to beg … Continue reading 6.4.17 Prayer Prompt: Power of Prayer