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

1.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Psalmist & The Watchman

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I’m an early riser, but I’m not an early morning communicator. I set my 10 alarms to go off at 5-10 minute intervals between 4:55-5:45 AM, so I can wake up slowly. Getting a 5 AM phone call from my son this morning jarred me awake when I wasn’t ready. I don’t even know what he wanted. He goes to … Continue reading 1.15.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Psalmist & The Watchman

1.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Life’s Purpose

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Have you ever heard the phrase, “Live life on purpose?” It’s one of those inspirational quotes that sound really great, and we would probably share it on Facebook. But there’s a subtle undercurrent of self-serving in the phrase. Live the life YOU want to live purposefully. However, life isn’t lived for OUR purpose. Our purpose for existence is to worship … Continue reading 1.11.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Life’s Purpose

1.7.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Shine, Jesus, Shine

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Yesterday at church, one of the hymns we sang was “Shine, Jesus, Shine.” It’s one of those hymns I don’t think about often until it’s listed in the bulletin, and then I get excited and think, “Ooh, I love that one!” Then, I get an earworm for the chorus that lasts about three or four days. Not that I’m complaining. … Continue reading 1.7.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Shine, Jesus, Shine

1.1.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: My 2019 Word of the Year

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Happy New Year! I am praying that all of you have a wonderful 2019 and that God will grow you in faith, wisdom, and obedience in the year to come! A few days ago, I mentioned that I’d be sharing my 2019 Word of the Year. My word this year is Forgive. This is something I struggle with. I don’t … Continue reading 1.1.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: My 2019 Word of the Year

12.23.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Freedom to Worship

PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• There’s an article on CBN News today titled, “’Hundreds of Thousands of Churches’ Are Victims of China’s Ongoing Communist Crackdown.” The article outlines the Chinese government’s ongoing attempt to prevent Christianity from growing as it places Christian worshipers under arrest. Earlier this month, over 100 Christians in Iran were arrested because of their faith. All over the world, men and … Continue reading 12.23.18 Praise & Prayer Prompt: The Freedom to Worship