Category Prayer

Prayer for the Fearful Overthinker

Are you an overthinker?  Do you pick apart situations and conversations in loop fashion wishing you could have done something differently?  Do you play out multitudes of scenarios in your mind before facing a situation?  Do you get lost in your thoughts, straining to remain present in the moment, plagued by the past, devastated by […]

Christmas Prayer

Merry Christmas Dear Readers! I have been deeply longing to write to each of you.  To throw my words around you like a big Christmas hug from an old friend who has been missing you.  I wish I could give each of you a gift that would refresh your hearts and remind you how greatly […]

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. […]