Category: Prayer

Is prayer ever a waste of time?

     …pray without ceasing,  (Thessalonians 5:17) I pray. I pray ludicrous prayers. I pray my dreams. I pray my fears. I read God’s word aloud so He remembers what He promised (wink) while I also remember what He says. Sometimes I cry like a baby and other times I smile as I write entries in…[View Article]

God records our prayers.

This week I just got in the mood for some Francis Chan and listened to several of his sermons online. One in particular stood out. He started by reading the entire chapters of Revelation 4 and 5. Instead of racing through, he took his time. He read. I listened. I was reminded of how noisy…[View Article]

Keep Praying Until You Can Face The Trouble

In this year’s Easter readings, I was struck with something new as I read about Jesus praying in the garden of Gethsemane. To set the stage, just before Jesus was arrested to be crucified, Jesus took with him Peter, James and John and “began to be sorrowful and troubled.” Jesus was visibly upset. He then…[View Article]

Make sure your prayers are powerful.

This week Beth Moore (@BethMooreLPM) tweeted something that made my heart leap with a YES! I wonder if God hears our tepid prayers, looks around and goes, “Oh, were you talking to Me? It sounds like you’re talking to someone else. I’m the one who created out of nothing, who parts seas or walks on…[View Article]

As school begins, prayer begins.

      Where in the world did this summer go? My son starts school this week! It’s time to finish school shopping, attend an open house to meet teachers and start packing lunches again. It’s time to develop a routine again. So what was my summer like? Productive, but erratic. Oh, my goodness. A blur. Our…[View Article]