Does it ever seem that things are moving around you at a dizzying rate and you can’t even get your bearings? Do you feel you’re enveloped in darkness, and you don’t even know where God is, so how could you focus on Him or find Him? Whatever we wish to attain, we must aim for… Read More Day 213- Thankful that God sees us and wants us to find Him
Recently my son has started teaching one of the young teens from our church how to play chess. This has caused me to remember my younger days when I used to play. I was in the chess club in junior high school. I remember, while playing an opponent, thinking to myself, “If I move this… Read More Day 205- Thankful to have a voice with the King of the Universe
This morning I woke up with a worship song going through my mind that I haven’t listened to probably in years! Lift High the Lord Our BannerBy: Randy Rothwell Lift high the Lord, our BannerLift high the Lord, Jesus KingLift high the Lord, our BannerLift high your praise, to Him sing… For He is wonderfulFor… Read More Day 194- Thankful for the LORD our Banner
The last few days I’ve had the song “Way Maker”, by Mandisa, running through my head over and over again. Even after I listened multiple times and posted Josh Groban’s song, “You Raise Me Up” in my last post, I still woke up the next morning with “Way Maker” running through my head. The part… Read More Day 192-Thankful for the Way Maker
“The heavens are telling of the glory of God and their expanse is declaring the work of his hands. Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night reveals knowledge.” Psalm 19:1,2 NASB The heavens are telling us about God’s glory, are we listening? What might they be saying? And how can it say… Read More Day 149 – Thankful for God’s silent words in the Heavens
For those of you who are just joining me, three weeks ago I fell and injured my wrist, forearm, and elbow. The next morning, the provider at urgent care splinted the whole thing because the x-ray showed fluid on the elbow which he said could indicate a hidden fracture. A little over a week later,… Read More Day 131 – Thankful my arm is so much better!
Today was one of those days where a lot of random things happened. For example, the bad news is that my ID expired. The good news is that I was able to get it renewed. The bad news is the medical office called while I was in the middle of the grocery store. The good… Read More Day 112 – Thankful for focus and light
Yesterday’s predicted snowstorm did not happen. We did have just a small dusting of sleet. So last night I prayed that the Lord would give us just enough snow to cover things a little bit and make it look more beautiful. This morning I woke up to this exact answer! Why would God answer such… Read More Day 110 – Thankful for answers to prayer
Monday was my daughter’s first appointment with the pain clinic. Just as we had done a few months ago before her appointment with the geneticist, we prayed and asked the Lord to give us a smooth and safe trip and to give the doctor’s wisdom, and He answered our prayers! Our trip went well! There… Read More Day 102 – Thankful for the Pain clinic
“These will wage war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings.” Revelation 17:14a There is so much darkness in the world today. I’ve all but stopped watching the news, and even the news that comes into my inbox, some days, I just can’t… Read More Day 57 – Thankful that the Lamb will overcome!
Yesterday morning I woke up with the knowledge that it was going to be a big day! I sat before the Lord and asked Him in faith to go before us, to prepare the way, and to show us every step we should take and in what order we should take it. When my daughter… Read More Day 23 – Thankful God Smooths our Path
Scripture is full of examples of prayers that others have prayed, which God apparently thought were so important for us to know about that He had them written down for us to read all these centuries and even millennia later! Sometimes, when we sit down and read these, the words fit our situation perfectly, and… Read More Scripture prayers #9
Welcome to Scripture Prayers, #8 in this series! Do you ever have those times when you just don’t know what to pray? Scriptures are full of prayers and promises from God that He wants us to believe and claim! First, I’ll write the Scripture; then, I’ll write the prayer just below it. Psalm 28 NASB… Read More Scripture Prayer #8
Welcome to Worship with me #65! You know, sometimes we want to put all our thoughts, beliefs, and understandings of how things work in a box, file it neatly away in our “this-is-how-it-is cubbyholes”, and perish the thought that someone else may not agree with what is in our box! I’ve been guilty of that,… Read More Worship with me #65
Hello! Welcome to number 63 in the series of Worship with me! Feel free to pray this prayer with me: Heavenly Father, I can’t even comprehend what heavenly means, except to know that You are the highest, tallest, strongest, wisest, best, and only perfect father in the world! You are above all of the other… Read More Worship with me #63
Hi! Welcome to Scripture Prayers, #7 in this series! Do you ever have those times when you just don’t know what to pray? Scriptures are full of prayers and promises from God that He wants us to believe and claim! I’ll include the Scripture first, and then I’ll do the prayer second. Also, I’ll use… Read More Scripture Prayers #7
Thank you, Lord, that You are such a Good God! Thank You that You love us so much, even though we mess up so often and fall back into the same ole mud holes of sin. You are so good to pick us up again when we cry out to You and to wash us… Read More Worship with me #61
I took this picture at a concert my husband and I went to last weekend. I love stained-glass windows, and the colors in this one are so beautiful! Praise the LORD that He hears our prayers! We have a voice with Him even if no one else seems to listen or care! He cares! He… Read More Blessed be the LORD
Just a reminder for those of you who live in the USA that today is the #National Day of Prayer. Won’t you join millions of Americans who will be praying today for our country? For its spiritual welfare, For its churches and pastors, For its financial welfare, For its businesses, For its unemployed, For people… Read More Pray for our country
This morning, as I was reading the Word of God, a verse jumped out at me that I don’t remember ever having taken notice of before. “Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have welfare.”… Read More Pray for your city
Thank you, Lord, that when I am weary, You are my strength. when I am sick, You are my healer. when I am afraid, I can trust in You, and You give me peace. when I am alone, You are with me. when I feel worthless, You remind me that I am valuable to You.… Read More Worship with me #53
My journey to learning how to pray has been quite a long one. As a child I learned a couple of mealtime prayers and kind of listened to other people praying, sometimes. But I think I must have listened enough to get a basic idea that I could talk to God, and that He would… Read More Scripture prayers #2
Accusing and debasing words only have power over us if we let them. I reject those labels and accusations.
They are not helpful for the furthering of the kingdom of God.… Read More Rejecting Labels
God is big enough, strong enough, compassionate enough, and near enough to each of His children, and He will carry us through all the difficulties of our lives.… Read More Thank you for your prayers!
This is a reblog of a worship prayer that I wrote more than two years ago before I started the “Worship with me” series, so most of you have not read it yet. “Bless (affectionately, gratefully praise) the Lord, O my soul; and all that is [deepest] within me, bless His holy name! Who redeems… Read More Worship with me #41