How to Cultivate A Prayer Life (When You Struggle to Escape to Your Secret Place)

How to Cultivate A Prayer Life (When You Struggle to Escape to Your Secret Place)

Pick a time.  Set a timer.  Meet with God.  It seemed simple enough. All I had to was commit to it, right? Set my date with God and don’t cancel. 5AM; call it a morning coffee date. The kids would all be in bed, the house would be quiet. I could bundle up by the…

10 Encouraging Bible Verses in Times of Struggle

10 Encouraging Bible Verses in Times of Struggle

We didn’t see it coming. All at once we were snatched from comfortable routines, woken from dreams for the future, and separated from loved ones. We find ourselves now in isolation, reading headlines that spur fear and anxiety. The illness that plagued other nations has invaded our hometowns, our hospitals, our places of work. For…

The Prayer Journal You Haven’t Tried Yet- And How It Can Be a Gift!

The Prayer Journal You Haven’t Tried Yet- And How It Can Be a Gift!

First, let me say, “You can pray if you can talk or think.” Not getting started on prayer may happen if people are asking the question, “Why?” Many people think there’s some big formula for praying. Others think prayer is not necessary because God already knows what we need. Some feel the need to pray…

Praying For Our Sons: 3 Important Things to Consider

Praying For Our Sons: 3 Important Things to Consider

As mothers we are constantly praying for our children. Being a mother of both sons and daughters there are certain things that I’ve discovered are important to pray for individually.  Prayers more fitting to my sons than to my daughters. This goes both ways, but today I’m sharing with you a few things I specifically pray for…