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: Prayers of Comfort

As we approach the Christmas season, I marvel anew at the God of the universe taking on a cloak of flesh, the timeless One stepping into time. Perhaps even more, 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 Seasons of Change

On Monday morning, our family woke up just like usual, not having a clue that the number of children in our home would double before the end of the day. Not only 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 →

Preparing for Persecution

Another mass shooting took place last week, and it seems that Christians were once more a target. This incident sparked a touching conversation with my daughter that still lingers in my Continue Reading →