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Prayer

Is Your Prayer Life Lifeless?

Is Your Prayer Life Lifeless?

Like an actor “talking” on the phone. Like leaving a voicemail knowing no one would hear it. Like speaking into the wind. I knew what I should say, but I didn’t think much about who was on the other side. My prayer life was dull, […]

How to Look at the News When You Don’t Want To Anymore

How to Look at the News When You Don’t Want To Anymore

Less-than-presidential presidential debates. A teen shooting children. A train crash. A bank under investigation. Are you hyperventilating yet? I avoid the news. I just can’t take the onslaught of doom. Rarely are the good things reported, and it begins to feel like the world is […]

When You Accidentally Evangelize Through Prayer

When You Accidentally Evangelize Through Prayer

This past month, I prayed every day for someone else. Something interesting happened when I really starting listening to the Spirit when it came to who to pray for: that person actually needed prayer. Four different days, I contacted someone who happened to be sick […]

When Your Days Are Crammed and You Don’t Have Time to Pray

When Your Days Are Crammed and You Don’t Have Time to Pray

Our busy lives are crammed with more and more. Yet, let’s be real, there are moments of space and quiet. A lot of times, my margins get invaded by sticky, little hands asking for more of me (which causes me to desire a good couch potato moment at […]

When Praying Doesn’t Get the Answer You Expected, Or the Answer Doesn’t Work Out How You Thought It Would

When Praying Doesn’t Get the Answer You Expected, Or the Answer Doesn’t Work Out How You Thought It Would

I wrote in my journal a prayer hoping for a job like the other place. The other place, my dream job, wasn’t hiring, wasn’t in my city, and wasn’t a place that would hire me anyway. So, I prayed for something similar to come along. […]