Hello everyone! I’m itching to get back into blogging more! VBS is over, and the gardening is diminishing. I ripped out almost all the flowers in one flower bed and dumped mulch all over it to prevent weed invasion in the near future. I think I’ve pulled two whole yard waste bins full of weeds.… Read More Worship with me #57
Hello! Welcome to Worship with me! For those of you who are fairly new to the blog, I’ve been doing these worship posts fairly regularly for over a year. I find that focusing on positive aspects of God, His relationship with His children, and things I have to be thankful for help pull my mind… Read More Worship with me #55
Welcome to Worship with me! I invite you to pray this prayer with me to the Lord from your heart and use it as a springboard to continue with your own prayers and draw closer to the Lord! Thank You, LORD, that You are the God who sees! Sometimes we may think that You don’t… Read More Worship with me #54
Hi! Welcome to Scripture Prayers #3! This is a new series that I plan on doing every Monday, so I hope you’ll join me here each week! 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… Read More Scripture Prayers #3
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
I have a member of my family who is a health inspector. I don’t know a whole lot about her job, but I do know that she has to make sure that the places of business she inspects are following the law, and that she pays them a surprise visit. She doesn’t announce her coming.… Read More The Inspector is coming – Surprise!
Dear Lord, Here we are again, bowing before You, recognizing that You are more huge than we can ever conceive, that You are truly righteous, and that you keep your eye on us as an act of love. We praise You that You choose to look at us through the blood of Christ’s sacrifice and… Read More Worship with me #44
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!
Thank You, Lord, that all over the world Your Spirit is moving, as the waters cover the sea. You aren’t just moving a little bit here and a little bit there. You are moving immeasurably, beyond all that we can even imagine! Just because we don’t hear about it on the news or on social… Read More Worship with me #38
Dear Heavenly Father, You are the best Father in the world! There is no one like You! You are powerful, the Almighty, mighty to save! You are perfect and holy; there is no fault in You! You are wonderful, ready and willing to move Heaven and Earth on our behalf when we come to you… Read More Worship with me #36
Welcome back to Worship with me! God is worthy of our praise! Please join me in recognizing how great He is! Thank You, Lord, for being so kind to us! Lord, compared to You who are so big and vast, we are like little specks before You. And yet we are specks that You love… Read More Worship with me #35
Lord, it’s been a rough couple of months, but I thank You for being with me all the way. Circumstances have overwhelmed me often, leaving me distracted, clumsy, sleep-deprived, and sometimes depressed or fighting for a little sanity like a drowning person fights for another gulp of fresh air. But I thank You for Your… Read More Worship with me #33
Hi! Welcome! For those of you who regularly join me on Worship with me, I apologize for my tardiness today! The kids started school, and after I dropped them off, I had just a short time to grab a little breakfast before heading to my parents’ house to meet with their homemaker and mom’s physical… Read More Worship with me #29
Correct me if I’m wrong, but I’ve always thought of dog lovers as being the type of people who love to be with dogs, who snuggle with dogs, and some who even want to have lots of dogs. But I’ve discovered that there’s a different kind of dog lover. We have a dog because my… Read More Dog Lovers
Today an old, unwelcome acquaintance came to visit and brought along some of his unwelcome buddies. I’m going to call them self-pity, hurt feelings, rejection, lies, slow burn, unforgiveness, blindness, and unthankfulness. They all ganged up on me after I spent some time with a large group of people, most of whom made me feel… Read More Overcoming self-pity, hurt feelings, and rejection
Hello, friends! Welcome to another week of Worship with me! I invite you again today to join me in this prayer of praise to our God! Thank you, Lord, that You place great worth on us! Sometimes we think that because we have sinned and don’t deserve Your mercy and grace, we must not be… Read More Worship with me #16
Hi! Welcome to worship with me 15! I invite you to pray this with me to our great God. Thank You, Lord, that You camp around those who fear You and rescue us. Thank You that You are our Protector. You have protected us many times throughout our lifetime when we were not even aware… Read More Worship with me #15
Can you believe that we are at week 9 of “Worship with me” already? God is so awesome! We can never run out of things to praise Him for! Let’s lift up our prayers of praise! At the end of this prayer, I’d love to have you add your own praises in the comments so… Read More Worship with me #9
Hello! Welcome to week seven of Worship with me! One of my greatest joys in life is the opportunity to approach the throne of God together with others to worship the Lord! There have been times where we have entered a time of prayer, frazzled by our overwhelmingly impossible problems, but as we worshipped God… Read More Worship with me #7