Category Prayer

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 […]

Powered by Prayer and Vulnerability in Community

What is on your schedule today?  What is coming up in the next few days?  Do you have the strength, energy, ability and capacity to get through it all?  Or are you wondering in this moment how you can make it through the next few hours and days? Do you feel as if the activity […]

The Work of Passionate Encouragement and Prayer

I firmly believe with all of my heart that Passionate Encouragement and Prayer Uplifts People, that’s where PEP UP comes from.  Passionately encouraging and praying for people is one of the greatest sources of joy in my life.  I can so easily lose track of time in the midst of my prayers, or conversations or […]

When Weary Women Pray

I believe that God turns His ear to the weary women of the world.  As they cry out, He turns His compassion and attention towards them. I think one of the greatest examples of a weary woman absolutely breaking down in prayer, in that of Hannah told in 1 Samuel 1-2. Here was a woman […]

Praying for an Escape

There are things in my week, this week, that I do not want to face.  They are big, ugly, vicious, monstrous giants.  They taunt me ruthlessly.  At least that is how I am currently feeling about them.  I am anxious and worrisome.  I do not want their time to draw near, yet at the same […]