Category Archives: Prayer

Posture toward Pain

. You must look inside yourself and determine that from now on pain is not a problem.  It’s just a thing in the universe.  Somebody can say something to you that can cause your heart to react and catch fire, … Continue reading

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I can give a thousand reasons why I shouldn’t… and only one why I should: God Is Faithful

Just now, while reading through a blog I used to follow but haven’t visited in a long time, my heart was pierced by an article entitled God, Forgive Me, written by Lysa TerKeurst.  She writes: Sometimes I find myself talking … Continue reading

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Thomas Merton’s Prayer of Trust

Almost a year ago, desperately in need of prayer, I wrote the following email to a friend: I can’t be what God wants me to be.  I can’t do what he wants me to do.  I can’t love people the … Continue reading

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Sunday Linkage: “You Pray Before Battle”

Here is another wonderful article I found on the blog Conversion Diary while I was reading through the archives.  It deals with the subject of prayer, specifically having a set time where we’re giving God 100% of our attention (and … Continue reading

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A Woman After My Own Heart

Lately I’ve been reading through the archives of a blog that I love but haven’t visited in a long time.  I’d forgotten just how much I love it, until I came across incredibly powerful articles like these: The Secret of … Continue reading

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Ask (for what?) and You Shall Receive

A few weeks ago, I was reading through a friends blog, CandleLight Cottage, and came upon a lovely article in which she speaks of her two youngest sons, who sought her out to ask if they could have the change … Continue reading

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Sing the Lord a New Song (Psalm 96:1)

A few months ago, something really amazing happened to me. I mentioned before that I’d recently picked up the violin after over 15 years of using it in the closet as a classy shelf for collecting dust.  At that time, … Continue reading

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