Tag Archives: Prayer

An Unlikely Calling

Following God is hard. Just plain hard. My pride often tricks me into believing I want to follow Christ, until I am asked to do something rather uncomfortable, then I am able to talk myself out of it with minimal … Continue reading

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The Day God Answered my Prayers with my Worst Fear

In the Bible, God tells us to fear nothing 466 times.  In the Bible’s 66 books and 31,102 verses, fear not is God’s most frequent command to His children. In the first chapter of Joshua, the words “be strong and … Continue reading

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When God Moves

Sometimes the Lord moves in a whisper, a barely detectable draft with not even enough power to lift a few strands of hair. You lift your prayers to heaven and they seem to go unanswered, as you try to keep … Continue reading

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Briefness in Time

When I was a little girl, I was entirely convinced that when the sky would burst forth with zig-zag patterns of light, it was made especially for me. Each time I stared in awe at a lightning show, I imagined … Continue reading

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My Questions for a Non-Believer

When happiness overflows, And laughter smothers sadder things, Who is your Savior?   When you lie awake at night, scared to death of morning –the lightening of the horizon mocks as it promises daylight, Who offers you comfort?   When … Continue reading

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When Someone you Love is Crumbling

We all know the stifling undercurrent of watching someone we love become someone different– it quickens our heart and shortens our breath, creating an unreachable and profound panic within us.   When a friend has lost or will lose a … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Dream of a Leader

I do not want to get political. I promised myself I would never mention Trump, Clinton, or even Cruz on this blog. However, as I am elbow deep in my most passionate of prayers on this important day — I … Continue reading

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