1.23.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Reminder From the Reverend Mother

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Psalms 121:1-2 says, “I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth.” Whenever I read those verses, I can’t help but think of “The Sound of Music” when the Mother Abbess quoted it to Maria (she only said the first verse and it was … Continue reading 1.23.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Reminder From the Reverend Mother

1.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Awed and Amazed

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I admit I didn’t pay any attention to the news that there was a super blood wolf moon eclipse this week. So while others were looking up in awe and wonder, I was sound asleep. I saw some amazing pictures, though! One of my dear friends is a professional photographer and she captured some extraordinary pictures of it. The thing … Continue reading 1.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Awed and Amazed

1.21.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Change of Heart

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I’ve had a lifelong aversion to onions that was so extreme, if I ordered a salad I could tell if the prep knife had been used on an onion. If I could taste even the faintest flavor of onion, I’d push the whole salad or meal away. Then one day, inexplicably, I ordered a pizza and didn’t ask them to … Continue reading 1.21.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Change of Heart

1.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Advise of Others

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Proverbs 15:22 says, “Without counsel plans fail, but with many advisers they succeed.” While the first to whom we should go to for counsel is the Jesus (who is referred to as Wonderful Counselor in Isaiah 9:6), we are social people who like to talk to others. Getting another’s perspective is helpful and beneficial, especially when big decisions are on … Continue reading 1.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Advise of Others

1.19.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Endurance & Encouragement

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Today is my son’s 21st birthday. Once upon a time, during what I call “The Invasion of the Body Snatcher Years,” I foolishly thought that I’d stop worrying about him once he was an adult. I now laugh at the idiocy of that naive thought… I worry more than ever. At this point, it’s a daily surrender to God. Because … Continue reading 1.19.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Endurance & Encouragement

1.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Drawing Power Like a Trolley

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The book I’m currently reading has been really difficult to get through. However, I’m glad I’m sticking with it… While trying to navigate through complex sentences that are structured from a different time and culture, I have run across some great nuggets of wisdom. This morning, I read a quote from Adoniram Judson Gordon who was a preacher in the … Continue reading 1.18.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Drawing Power Like a Trolley

1.17.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Eiffel Tower

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• When I was 18, I went to Paris with my literature teacher and a few other girls from school. Our trip started in England and included Switzerland and Germany, but Paris was my favorite. I think the Eiffel Tower is beautiful and standing at the top of it, while admiring Paris, and the Seine River remain strong in my memory, … Continue reading 1.17.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Lessons From the Eiffel Tower