Browsing All posts tagged under »Bible«

a Prayer for Someone Who is Struggling

November 7, 2011


Early Sunday morning, I searched the internet for prayers for friends who are struggling. I found great wisdom straight from scripture that taught me how to intercede for them. (amazing!) We can pray verses of the Bible over people and know that we are asking in unison with what God wants for His children. — […]

If You Like Me…

October 25, 2011


At times I get a little nervous that I talk about God and Jesus too much. I begin to imagine that people are wondering if I’m a religious nut with nothing else to do but post Facebook and Twitter messages to encourage others in their faith.  I’ve lost a few Facebook friends because of this […]

The Purpose of Prayer

October 16, 2011


I am highlighting my way through Jennifer Kennedy Dean’s book – Live a Praying Life: Open Your Life to God’s Power and Provision.  We just completed our first week of online Bible study in this Facebook Group. (you are welcome to join us). Below are my top 10 take-aways from Chapter 1 – the Purpose […]

Perspective is Powerful

October 13, 2011


What do these quotes have in common? “I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:14 “What makes you vulnerable makes you beautiful.” -Brené Brown Don’t move! Big giant over me…. He has this huge eye looking at me! A baby bird nestled […]

Is Your Fear Justified?

October 3, 2011


This verse from the Bible caught my attention tonight. “A person’s fear sets a trap for him, but one who trusts the Lord is safe.” Proverbs 29:25 How many times have I fallen into the trap of fear? Fear is pretty basic and common to everyone. Many of us express our fear in different words, […]

The Courage to Love

September 27, 2011


Many of us have been hurt – really hurt by someone we love. It’s natural after that happens to guard ourselves from letting that happen again. We get gun shy with how much we will share, how much we “show up” emotionally and how honest we are willing to be. The way we act out […]

Courage to Hope

September 26, 2011


Do you have hope? Does the thought of hoping make you duck because life has not shown you that it is safe to feel hope? The Bible tells us to hope. In the Psalms, David spoke often of hope and waiting for better things to come from God. Be strong, all who wait with hope […]