Why You Don’t Need to Forgive Yourself (And What You Really Need Instead)

If you’re haunted by past sins and failures, and have ever confided in anyone about the shame you feel, it’s likely that you’ve encountered this piece of advice: “You need Continue Reading →

16 Inspirational Scriptures to Claim for 2016

By God’s grace, I’m trusting that 2016 will be a year of becoming. Becoming the person I want to be. And becoming the person God wants me to be. But I’m Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers of Surrender

Nothing aligns my heart with God’s like praying the Scriptures. The acts of inhaling His words and exhaling them back to Him remind me that He is worthy of my all. 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 in Times of Terror

It happened again. Another terrorist attack occurred yesterday, leaving a city reeling and the rest of the world grieving. Now is the time when government leaders typically call for prayer, and 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 Your Friends

Is there a sweeter gift for your friends than praying the Scriptures over them? After all, there are few things on earth more precious than friendship. To have people in Continue Reading →