PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• I am officially self-employed! My last day at work was yesterday. This is a scary time as I begin to build my own business. But my husband and I are trusting God in this! I’ve found this whole process of preparing to step out into entrepreneurship and leave the comfort of a regular paycheck and benefits to be a study … Continue reading 2.23.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Remembering Our Roots
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Approximately 190 million greeting cards will be exchanged today, and 250 million roses will be given. And according to a 2017 ABC News report, that’s only by the 54% of Americans who celebrate Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re a part of that 54% or you land in the 46% camp… What’s 100% true is that we do have a great, great … Continue reading 2.14.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: True Love
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Do you ever wish you could just pick up the phone and call heaven? I think most of us would love to do exactly that. Sometimes, I just want to hear God’s voice say, “Denise, this is exactly what I want you to do… step 1… step 2… step 3…” Then I could say, “Thank you, that’s exactly what I … Continue reading 2.3.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Heavenly Guidance
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
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• My son’s birthday is next Saturday, but I gave him his gift yesterday. I took him to adopt a new cat. He already has one that he rescued almost two years ago, and he’s been wanting a second cat for a while. We went to the Humane Society and had a great time playing with cats before he chose one. … Continue reading 1.13.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Gifts
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• Romans 2:13 says, “For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God’s sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous.” To be honest, I have avoided writing on this kind of Scripture. It gets into that whole “good works” conversation which is important… But for someone who hasn’t accepted … Continue reading 1.10.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Love and Obey
PRAISE & PRAYER PROMPT ••• This morning, I read Romans 1. In this letter from the Apostle Paul to the Roman Christians, he said, “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world” (Romans 1:8). I am so fascinated by that. While I am the first to say I’m not a journalist, … Continue reading 1.9.19 Praise & Prayer Prompt: Is Your Faith Newsworthy?