2.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From Soldiers

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• A few years ago, my husband and I went on vacation to Charleston, SC. While we were there, we visited Patriots Point and toured the Vietnam Experience Exhibit. It was moving on multiple levels, but especially because Wayne’s dad is a Vietnam veteran. One of the most powerful displays was called “The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall” and on it was … Continue reading 2.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From Soldiers

1.26.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Pets We Love

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When my husband and I got married, we joked that we were the Brady Bunch of pets. We each had three, so we were significantly outnumbered. But the inevitable happens. We lost the first in 2015… The second last summer, and last night, we lost a third. My little cat Henry died and I’m just heartbroken. I shouldn’t have favorites, … Continue reading 1.26.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Pets We Love

1.25.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Abundant Life

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• As much as I try to ignore the news, I haven’t been able to ignore the headlines about NY’s new stance on abortion. I don’t use my page as a political platform and I’m not going to start… For me, it’s a moral issue and I am unflinchingly pro-life. Before I continue, let me make a few points very clear … Continue reading 1.25.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Abundant Life

1.6.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Left Behind

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Last night, I really wanted to start a new book, but I couldn’t decide what to read. So, instead, I hopped on PureFlix (a Christian version of Netflix with faith-based and family films). And I finished watching the Left Behind movies. I am not very good at sitting through movies. I tend to get restless, but it kept me engaged. … Continue reading 1.6.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Left Behind

12.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Reflecting on the Impossible

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• As we step another day closer to Christmas, it’s a good thing to remind ourselves of the impossibility that came with Mary’s birth announcement. It simply isn’t possible for a virgin to get pregnant. But with God… The impossible becomes possible. He’s in the miracle business and as it says in Luke 1:37, “For nothing will be impossible with God.” … Continue reading 12.14.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Reflecting on the Impossible

12.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Feeling Like an Outcast

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Sometimes, we all feel like an outcast. Sometimes, it’s all in our own imagination… Sometimes, it’s a feeling we get after doing something we shouldn’t have… And sometimes, we are legitimately in situations where right or wrong, we are excluded by the people around us. Whatever the circumstances, feeling like an outcast isn’t a fun place to be. I was … Continue reading 12.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Feeling Like an Outcast

11.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Trusting Circumstances vs. Trusting God

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Day 4 of our series on trust, and today, we’re going to talk about routine. We tend to get very complacent in our habits, trusting things to roll along the same day after day. Getting jarred out of routine may be as trivial as oversleeping the alarm clock and missing a few steps in a rush to get out the … Continue reading 11.17.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Trusting Circumstances vs. Trusting God