1.5.18 Prayer Prompt: Use Words Cautiously 

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Jesus said in Matthew 12:36, “And I tell you this, you must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak.”  That should terrify all of us.  I wanted to write about this today, specifically on the heels of yesterday’s post.  To briefly recap, it was about sharing prayer requests that leave us vulnerable.  Those requests can empower others … Continue reading 1.5.18 Prayer Prompt: Use Words Cautiously 

12.31.17 Prayer Prompt: When Life is Unexpected 

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Just as I prepared to write this morning’s Prayer Prompt, my son texted me a picture of his new car that he bought right before Christmas, but it was no longer in pristine condition.  I immediately called him to learn he hit a deer on the way to work.  He was shaken up, but thankfully, unhurt…  As I ended the call, I … Continue reading 12.31.17 Prayer Prompt: When Life is Unexpected 

12.21.17 Prayer Prompt: Reckless Choices, Humble Hearts

PRAYER PROMPT ••• Earlier this week, there was a train derailment in Seattle.  Reports say the engineer was going 80 miles per hour on a 30-mile-per-hour curve, and he didn’t apply the brakes.  Three people have died, and many more are injured.  While it’s too early to know exactly what happened, there are plenty of questions being asked.  Namely, why didn’t he slow down?  I … Continue reading 12.21.17 Prayer Prompt: Reckless Choices, Humble Hearts

12.17.17 Prayer Prompt: Dealing with Negativity 

PRAYER PROMPT ••• I have the meanest cat in the world.  Her name is Vivien Leigh, and she’s grumpy, short-tempered, cantankerous, and mean.  She’s known to bite, and after 14 years with her, I’ve learned to warn people not to be deceived by her curiosity when she approaches them.  I love Vivien Leigh, but I’m the only one who does.  My husband and son can’t … Continue reading 12.17.17 Prayer Prompt: Dealing with Negativity 

12.13.17 Prayer Prompt: The Opinion That Matters

PRAYER PROMPT ••• At some point, your mom or dad probably asked you: “If all your friends jump off a cliff, would you do it too?”  We are too worried about what others think of us.  We worry about how we look to others.  How we sound to others.  What they think of us.  Whether or not they like us.  A little secret it’s taken … Continue reading 12.13.17 Prayer Prompt: The Opinion That Matters

11.24.17 Prayer Prompt: The Love of Jesus

PRAYER PROMPT ••• If you grew up in Sunday School, you might remember the children’s song, “Jesus Loves the Little Children.”  It was a bouncy little tune, and the chorus lyrics are, “Jesus loves the little children / All the children of the world / Black and yellow, red and white / They’re all precious in His sight / Jesus loves the little children of … Continue reading 11.24.17 Prayer Prompt: The Love of Jesus

11.7.17 Prayer Prompt: You Don’t Need a New Dream, You Need a New Direction

PRAYER PROMPT ••• I realized over the weekend – My Grace-Full Life will be one year old next Monday!  Not sure what we’ll do, but I’ll come up with something fun, so stay tuned on November 13th.  In the meantime, as this milestone approaches, I’m amazed at God’s plan, His presence, and His goodness.  Let me share my story.  My grandmother taught me to read … Continue reading 11.7.17 Prayer Prompt: You Don’t Need a New Dream, You Need a New Direction