Posts in prayer
The Frightening Day I met an Angel on the Side of the Road

Sweat dripped into my eyes, stinging, as I forced my tired legs to push the pedals of my bike forward. I was on the final stretch of the first morning of a 3-day bike tour with my church youth group. The hot desert highway in eastern Washington was proving harder than I'd expected, but I knew I'd soon reach the top of the long hill I was working on, and I was looking forward to the descent.

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How to Pray: 3 Simple Types

“Prayer and faith are not separate realities that are merely mutually dependent or exist side by side. Prayer is always closely connected with the reality of faith; it is the meeting of a person with God in faith, and finally, it is a form of actualization of faith.” -Father Tadeusz Dajczer- The Gift of Faith

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What a Prayer Walk is (and Why it's Powerful)

The first time I learned about the idea of a prayer walk, I was a newlywed in college. Late one Friday night in the fall, after having just gone to sleep, my husband and I heard a lot of voices in the hallway landing outside our apartment door, then a knock. Derek got up and answered, and I overheard the following question, “Hey, we’re going on a prayer walk around the campus tonight? You want to come?”

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How to Quiet Your Mind So You Can Hear From God
“If destruction fails to entangle us, distraction will do it’s best.” – Beth Moore

As I sit here at my desk preparing to write, to share something that I hope ministers to you, dear readers, I find myself needing to practice first, the very thing I want to share with you today.  I need to stop and listen. I need to quiet my mind and listen for God to speak. 

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How to Use the Scriptures to Pray

This week I have the great privilege of welcoming my friend Valerie Murray, writer at Cord of 6, here for the #SummerSizzleBlogHop. This beautiful lady has so much wisdom to share.  I have learned a great deal from her as I've been an avid reader of her blog for a couple of years now.  This essay that she is going to share with you today, on prayer, is one of my favorites!  

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Is Talk Like That, Real?

“Please Jesus, help me out here!”

I said the words, out loud, in a moment of frustration, as I fought to remain calm.  My son was buckled in his car seat, waiting expectantly for me to drive him to preschool.  I was scheduled to be the parent helper that day.  I sat in the driver’s seat on that cold winter morning, still parked in my driveway, turning the key in the ignition… hearing nothing but silence from the engine.

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