5.26.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Bible Verse Mashup

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever heard of a song mashup? It’s where they take two songs and blend them together to create something new. Today, we’re going to mash up two Bible verses—Psalm 119:105 and Proverbs 22:6. I’ll include the scripture in a moment, but I can tell you now that these aren’t verses that seem to be super-related in topic. But … Continue reading 5.26.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Bible Verse Mashup

5.25.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When the Shoe Doesn’t Fit

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• My grandmother taught me to read when I was three years old and as soon as I could read independently, I devoured fairy tale books. It wasn’t too many years before I graduated from the Disney version of “Cinderella,” to the original by Hans Christian Anderson. And let’s just say that cute little talking mice are not a part of … Continue reading 5.25.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: When the Shoe Doesn’t Fit

5.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Gossip and Rumors

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• The other day, we talked about that game from elementary school where you whisper something to one person, then they whisper to another, and so on. By the time the whisper gets around the room, it’s entirely different from the original statement. It’s a powerful lesson on the impact of sharing secrets, how words get misinterpreted, and the danger of … Continue reading 5.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Gossip and Rumors

5.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God’s Word

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Writing is an art form that starts off as a solitary activity but ultimately becomes a collaborative endeavor. Whether between the writer and the editor… Or between the writer and the reader. So with that in mind, with a few exceptions (i.e., certain people), I am generally pretty laid back about my writing because I know it’s always a work … Continue reading 5.20.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: God’s Word

5.12.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Proverbs 31 Woman

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I have a secret to tell you. I don’t really get excited about Mother’s Day. It’s not meant to be disrespectful against my incredible mother or anyone else, I just tend to be dismissive of anything I term a “Hallmark holiday.” It’s not personal. After all, I am a mother. I don’t get excited about Valentine’s Day or Father’s Day … Continue reading 5.12.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Proverbs 31 Woman

5.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Wisdom of the Ages

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Proverbs 3:13 says, “Happy is a man who finds wisdom and who acquires understanding…” If you move on to chapter four, Solomon wrote, “Listen, sons, to a father’s discipline, and pay attention so that you may gain understanding,” (Proverbs 4:1). Then, in 4:5, he begins again on the importance of wisdom, “Get wisdom, get understanding; don’t forget or turn away … Continue reading 5.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Wisdom of the Ages

4.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Being an Influencer

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I recently had a discussion on the power of social influence. I have to assume that since you’re reading this on Instagram, Facebook, or a blog—you know what a social media influencer is… But so we’re on the same page, this is a person who has a large following on social media and who consistently posts engaging content designed to … Continue reading 4.22.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Being an Influencer