#ShePrayerJournals Weekend Workshop – God Talks to Me

I don’t know who He thinks He is (I say jokingly), but I have found that God likes to talk to me even when I am not talking to Him.  I can just be having my own little conversation with myself, and God will just up and decide to interject Himself.  Like when I am not so pleased with my husband… This week, we celebrated…

How I Created a Portable Prayer Closet: A Place to Ponder & Prayer Journal (31 Days / Day 6)

*This post contains an affiliate link. When preparing to publish my book on structured prayer journaling, I told my editor, Lil, that I thought we should call it, “The Gripper!” to my husband’s dismay. He did not like that idea and neither did she…lol. But seriously, it is the place where I go to get a grip, and it is small enough to grip in…

Opening A Great Door of Effective Work!

If you have ever felt passionate about a message, ministry or a cause then you can understand my sense of urgency and desire for an open door. Since I was 27 (for almost 20 years), I’ve been looking for a door to open. Thankfully, in 1998 doors here and there opened for me to minister, but nothing that led to a long-term opportunity. In 2007,…

Need a Little Clarity???

Before I began structured prayer journaling, I had no idea if God really answered my prayers or not. If I asked him a question, I couldn’t tell what the answer was, so for the most part, I really didn’t think that He heard me or spoke to me. Prayer seemed like such a foreign concept for me. Structured prayer journaling has brought clarity to my…

From My Prayer Closet: A Practical Example for Praying Continuously

We often think that when I Thessalonians 5:17 says to “pray continuously” that we literally have to be completely relegated to prayer monk-style – cut off from the world and everything else that is going on. And because we think that is an impossible request, we feel as if we cannot live out this scripture, but that is simply not true. Praying continuously is living…