Category Archives: prayer

Every Effort

Pulverize my self-righteousness into true goodness. Electrify blindness into beams of knowledge. Cauterize my flaunting into steely self-control. Liquefy resignation into fuel for perseverance. Pressurize my worldly pursuits into gems of godliness. Transform jealousies into streams of mutual affection. Reorganize … Continue reading

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If the Prayer Fits…

A friend posted the prayer below on FB, and then asked, “How can I pray for you?” I replied that her prayer fit me perfectly. How about you? Does it fit? Lord, Today I release my gifts to you – and the temptations … Continue reading

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What’s the Skinny on Fasting?

What’s your experience with fasting? From what did you fast? Do you agree with the article below? (I did not write the article. I lost the link source.) Question: “Christian fasting – what does the Bible say?” Answer: Scripture does … Continue reading

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Shame, Guilt, Condemnation

Nope. I’m not supposed to feel any of those emotions. They belong to Satan. But, dang. I sure blew it. Epic fail. The sad soul who’s been squatting in my brother’s basement for, oh, maybe 17 years, was smoking. Sad … Continue reading

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Dancing in Church

Perichoresis is a Greek word describing the relationship between the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. In John 15:26, Jesus says, “But I will send you the Comforter – the Holy Spirit, the source of all truth. He will come to … Continue reading

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Sit, Kneel, Roll Over: Prayer Body Language

Before you read How do you pray?, think about the different postures you assume when you pray in different venues (church, bedroom, dinner table, out of doors). What posture do you assume for different kinds of prayers (petition, worship, intercessory). When … Continue reading

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At least I can pray…

I’ve been learning more and more about Christian girls being kidnapped by Muslims and sold as sex slaves.  Go ahead. Google it. It’s probably not gonna pop up in your town’s daily news feed. It sickens me to the core. … Continue reading

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Which line or image grabs you?

A Prayer by Rabindranath Tagore Let Your love play upon my voice and rest on my silence. Let it pass through my heart into all my movements. Let Your love, like starts, shine in the darkness of my sleep and … Continue reading

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Good Book FREE: Confessions of a Prayer Slacker

Confessions of a Prayer Slacker deserves all the 5-star reviews it’s getting. At the moment, the Kindle version is FREE. The tone is humorous and approachable. Never preachy, yet backed with solid knowledge and scripture.

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Hello! You’re Going to Hell!

As I was driving toward my house, I saw a man on my porch. I didn’t want to tell yet another sales person, fundraiser, One World Government activist NO, THANK YOU, so I stopped and waited for him to leave. After … Continue reading

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