4.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Opinions, Beliefs, & Iced Tea

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• If you want to get some strong opinions, or you’re just itching for an argument, then ask a Southerner their opinion on iced tea. Except for me. I’m the only Southerner who doesn’t like it (and yes, I really am a native Southerner… I have a birth certificate to prove it). But for the rest of the Southern community—the topic … Continue reading 4.19.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Opinions, Beliefs, & Iced Tea

4.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God Doesn’t Get Lost

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• About 10 years ago, I got lost driving home from Chicago. I had my son with me and we’d stopped in Louisville for dinner, and somehow, got on the wrong interstate when we got back on the road. I ended up driving two hours in the wrong direction. This was before I had a smartphone or a GPS. But I … Continue reading 4.18.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God Doesn’t Get Lost

4.13.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Forever-Kind of Journey

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• It feels like everyone is traveling this week. My son got home on Wednesday from a week in New Orleans. My mom got home on Wednesday from a trip to visit our relatives in Kentucky. My team at work have been in California for several days. And my husband is headed to Cincinnati this weekend to visit his family. All … Continue reading 4.13.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: A Forever-Kind of Journey

3.28.18 Praise Prompt: Focused

PRAISE PROMPT ••• When a woman is in labor, her medical team will encourage her to focus on one thing. Focus on a face. Make eye contact. Don’t glance away. They want her focused, rather than distracted by pain or feeling overwhelmed and scared by what they are doing to help her. Whether giving birth, cooking dinner, planning an event, or even preparing for a … Continue reading 3.28.18 Praise Prompt: Focused

3.27.18 Praise Prompt: New Directions & Unexpected Detours

PRAISE PROMPT ••• Being late makes me very tense, so I make an effort to always be early or on time. Yesterday, I was 25 minutes late for a meeting. Between a major sneezing attack as I was trying to get ready, transferring everything from my car to my husband’s van (the tire issue mentioned yesterday), and traffic, I arrived at my meeting stressed out. … Continue reading 3.27.18 Praise Prompt: New Directions & Unexpected Detours

3.23.18 Praise Prompt: The Sin of Pride

PRAISE PROMPT ••• In the book “Gone with the Wind,” Scarlett O’Hara said, “ Pride! Pride tastes awfully good, especially when the crust is flaky and you put meringue on it.” It was a sarcastic way of saying she’d make money off anyone, including Yankees, until she was financially secure again. It’s one of my favorite lines ever written because I think it’s so creative … Continue reading 3.23.18 Praise Prompt: The Sin of Pride

3.19.18 Praise Prompt: Circling for Answers

PRAISE PROMPT ••• Last night on Facebook, my friend posted a video of a guy wearing a red hat and a hummingbird who was circling his head. This persistent little bird put his beak in each rivet of the hat, and at one point, actually sat down on the guy’s hat bill, clearly frustrated by the lack of nectar. What a wonderful reminder that sometimes, … Continue reading 3.19.18 Praise Prompt: Circling for Answers