4.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Why Hopelessness Should Never Be Trusted

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Some days are just depressing. Whether it’s the weather with a dreary, grey overcast sky, or just a day when we’re struggling with emotions… There are days when things just feel hopeless. But hopelessness should never be trusted. It’s a liar. Let’s take a look at the worst Saturday in the history of the world. It was the day after … Continue reading 4.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Why Hopelessness Should Never Be Trusted

4.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Maundy Thursday

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Today is Maundy Thursday. Maundy Thursday is a remembrance of The Last Supper and the command that Jesus gave mere hours before His arrest. In fact, the word “Maundy” is a derivative of the Latin word for “command.” Two commands were given at the Last Supper. The first, we are very familiar with… It’s the basis of communion. Jesus broke … Continue reading 4.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Maundy Thursday

3.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Anxious For Nothing

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• We live worry-filled lives that add stress and anxiety to our every day. And Friends, I don’t mean to brag, but I can outworry just about anyone. Seriously, if worry was an Olympic sport, I’d take gold. It’s a constant struggle for many of us. The Bible repeatedly tells us not to worry, but what’s simple in theory isn’t always … Continue reading 3.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Anxious For Nothing

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