Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Teachers

I’m pretty sure that each of us can identify a teacher who has had a significant influence in our lives. Perhaps a schoolteacher or a Sunday School teacher. Maybe a Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Retirement ~ Grace & Truth (Week 46)

Though full-time employment eventually comes to an end, there’s no such thing as retirement when it comes to the Christian life. The Bible is replete with examples of elderly men Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Aging Parents

One might think I have no business writing a post like this. One might be right. Because although my parents are aging in the sense that every human on the Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for the Unemployed

Two years ago, when my husband suddenly lost his job with a major insurance company after a decade of dedication and success, we were devastated. It was – and remains Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures in Times of Terror

It happened again. Another terrorist attack occurred over the weekend, leaving France reeling and the rest of the world grieving. The hashtag #prayforparis has been showing up everywhere, and while that’s a good Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Strength in Times of Sickness

Times of sickness are unavoidable in this fallen world. Some illnesses are fairly minor. Viruses and infections, colds and flu, chicken pox and pink eye. Others are much more serious, Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Spiritual Growth ~ Grace & Truth (Week 44)

There are few things I long for more than deep roots. Thick, sprawling roots that plunge ever deeper into my Savior’s love. Ever further into grace. Ever stronger into faith. Ever more Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Singles

Singleness can be an extremely significant, fruitful, and impactful season of life. Even more so when it’s a season lived with a sense of calling and purpose, both of which Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Praying for Persecuted Christians

Making plans for this space is one of my weaknesses, to be honest with you. The best bloggers keep an editorial calendar, scheduling posts months in advance, but me? I’m Continue Reading →

Helplessly Dependent on God Our Helper ~ Grace & Truth Linkup (Week 39)

“God is our refuge, God is our strength. A very present help in trouble!” This praise chorus based on Psalm 46:1 sometimes hovers in my mind when I’m facing times of Continue Reading →