She Prayer Journals Weekend Workshop- How to Better ASK!

*This post contains affiliate links. I was recently faced with a difficult situation.  Have you ever had a friend or loved one be in a situation where they are facing a hard decision, difficult journey or health crisis OR maybe all three at the same time? As my friend listed all the daunting details of her approaching season of hardship, I couldn’t help but feel…

She Prayer Journals – You Are Greater Than the Tasks in 2017

As the work year came to a close, the staff at my j.o.b. piled into my boss’s office to strategize some new and pretty aggressive goals for the New Year.  We each shared how we would lead our individual functions and teams to contribute to the lofty goals that had been set. As we ended our meeting, my boss asked, “Are we good?”  With great…

She Prayer Journals Weekend Workshop

I just realized that when I don’t invest in relationships, it robs me of opportunities to bless others with my intercessory prayer for them…listen in! Gina Duke is the award-winning author of Organizing Your Prayer Closet: A New and Life-Changing Way to Pray (Abingdon Press), that introduces the gift of structured prayer journaling.  You can enjoy her weekly #ShePrayerJournals weekend workshops on YouTube, and follower…

Powerful Prayer Tip – Practice Mindfulness

*This post contains affiliate links. On Senior Day at my high school way back in 1985, I won an honorary award.  It was not Most Likely to Succeed or the Most Likely to be Famous, but…wait for it…Most Absent-Minded.  Yep, that’s me. Unless you have this problem of being naturally scattered-brained you will never understand how hard it is to overcome.  I find that those…

Powerful Prayer Tip – Prepare to Answer God’s Requests

*This post contains affiliate links. Here is something I often have to remind myself of – prayer is not all about me.  I cannot keep throwing up my petitions without balancing my prayer life with God’s requests of me.  Our give and take is what makes the relationship.  Abraham had the kind of relationship with God that I desire.  He was dependent on God, and…

Powerful Prayer Tip – Don’t Be Like Thomas

Never in a million years would I have identified myself as a doubting Thomas, but I stand here today looking much like him. There are three accounts in the Bible that gives insight to Thomas (also known as Didymus). In John 11:16 he is fearless, as he persuades the other disciples to follow Jesus to Judea even if it means death.  There are days I…