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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Prostitution of Prosperity

Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. – Luke 6:38 What … Continue reading

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Complaining about the very thing I asked God for

Today a friend and I went to visit a Jersey dairy a few hours away from us.  When I spoke with the farmer over the phone (on three different occasions,) he assured me that he’d have five or six cows … 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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