Category Archives: prayer

STUMBLING BLOCKS

  How many times have I prayed for something that is not God’s plan? My prayers turn to stumbling blocks to God’s plans. I desperately want an easy life for the people I love. I want security for the old … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I HELP?

PRAY – THAT ALL MAY BE HEALED – Jesus,  through you there can be: rest for the oppressed courage for the discouraged finances for the jobless forgiveness for the betrayed health for the sick comfort for the broken-hearted dreams for … Continue reading

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FAT CHANCE

I’m needing some prayer for my great-granddaughter, Jadalyn, who is in the hospital for tests related to some lung issues.  I’ve just reread this blog from the beginning of my blogging experience (fall, 2015) and am reminded again of how … Continue reading

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I DO NOT SEE AS GOD SEES

“Lord, please make it easy for (…you fill in the blank…) to happen. In the name of Jesus I ask and thank you.” How simple! Just give me my way! How many times have I prayed for something that is … Continue reading

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GOD IS NOT CAPRICIOUS

“Do you think God is more likely to answer prayer if I ask others to pray with me?  Is it better to ask a lot of people, like on FB?” I have been asked.  Today I’m going to respond. So … Continue reading

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FLAT ON THE FLOOR

In the interest of full disclosure, let me say this is not me (I don’t wear gloves) and a few things I tell in this story are a bit exaggerated. Let me say first it was worth it! I am … Continue reading

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ALTERNATE PLANS

We go to the Lord with our petitions.  We ask him to get us out of some kind of situation.  If he would just answer the way we want, it would save us money, or time, or pain; yes, if … Continue reading

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INAUGURATION DAY

Our hope is in You. Tho our faults are numerous, In mercy, forgive. As we look to you, Unite us as your people In wisdom and love.  

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THE SLEEPING CHRISTIANS

(From a previous FB status.  Still seems appropriate, as we still seem to be asleep.) So, I fear, we Christians slept through it again. I was blindsided by the seriousness and timing of the SCOTUS decision. Yet I probably spend as … Continue reading

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PRAYER FOR BRUSSELS

My cooperation with many blogging friends who are calling for prayer for Brussels and the World.  This prayer is based on the words of David’ Psalm 64: Hear me, O God, as I voice my complaint; protect our lives from the threat … Continue reading

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