Tag Archives: Prayer

Spiritual Disciplines

My daughter had an opportunity to sleep in after a later than usual night out with some girlfriends. As an elementary school teacher with an active family, it was a rare opportunity. So when she felt a little hand in … Continue reading

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The Open Gate

I have a friend whose son has been struggling with depression, wondering, “What’s the point of living?” He is in the hospital tonight with pneumonia, probably a side effect of his heroin use. I ask that you take the time … Continue reading

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My Journal

Dictionary.com describes journal as a noun, meaning, “a daily record, as of occurrences, experiences, or observations.” According to Online Etymology Dictionary, it also has roots in the Mid-14c. Anglo-French word jurnal, meaning “book of church services.” I take lots of … Continue reading

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Carry Each Other’s Burdens

I sometimes lose sight of God in my daily life. He doesn’t change or move away from me, but little by little I make the busy-ness of life and the cares of this world bigger than Him. It usually happens … Continue reading

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Honky Tonk and Worship

My husband loves to play competitive handball – it’s like racquetball without the racket. We have traveled to many obscure destinations so he can participate in a tournament. Several years ago we attended a tournament in Chattanooga, TN, not too … Continue reading

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Be still and know that I am God.

I was going through a particularly stressful time at work.   In addition to being very busy with the usual responsibilities, I was struggling with an employee’s personal attack. My prayers were obsessed with the situation, and I was praying for … Continue reading

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