Category Prayer

Preparing in Prayer

Oswald Chambers once said, “There is nothing to be valued more highly than to have people praying for us; God links up His power in answer to their prayers.” This past weekend I had the honor of speaking at a women’s retreat that was hosted by my church.  It was an incredible experience to have […]

A Design to Delight In

Psalm 5:3 (NIV) says, “In the morning Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”  I have prayed my prayers.  I have made my requests.  Now I wait. I try really hard to wait expectantly, with a confident hope that God will answer my prayers.  Through […]

Praying from a Place of Emptiness

Empty or full, which would you prefer? Given an option between the two, my personal preference would be towards full.  I like full. A full tank of gas.  Fully stock cupboards, freezer and refrigerator.  A full bank account.  A full heart.  A full home.  A full marriage, full friendships and full relationships.  Full sounds good. […]

Praying with a Heavy Heart

Have you ever experienced a heavy heart?  A weight that seem to be pressing down on the core of your being that was intense and burdensome? Have you ever tried to haul the weight of your heart during that time to the Lord in prayer?  I have found that those are really hard times to […]

Ask Away

Are you afraid to ask for things?  Can you ask on behalf of others, but find yourself struggling to ask for yourself? I am not a very good ask-er.  I hold back on asking all the time.  Especially when it is for things that I want or do not want.  I am very hesitant in […]