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21 Days of Prayer

21 Days of Prayer – Day 9

Expressiveness is not one of my top qualities. I’m not one to cheer and yell loudly at sporting events. I don’t jump up and down with joy when I’m excited. Even though I might feel strongly on the inside, I… Continue Reading →

21 Days of Prayer – Day 8

Admit: “to concede as true or valid”  Perhaps the definition of admit in the Merriam-Webster student dictionary provides a more thorough explanation: “to make known, usually with some unwillingness”. There are many things about myself that I would prefer to… Continue Reading →

21 Days of Prayer – Day 7

Yesterday, I encouraged us to enter into God’s presence by giving thanks to Him and blessing His Name. We can only enter God’s presence because we have been invited. Our invitation is through the blood of Jesus. When He sacrificed… Continue Reading →

21 Days of Prayer – Day 6

Enter God’s Presence. There is no place I would rather be. Years ago, there was a Scripture that I prayed repeatedly. “One thing I have asked from the Lord, that I shall seek: that I may dwell in the house… Continue Reading →

21 Days of Prayer – Day 5

My alarm was not my friend this morning. I’m sure you understand the desire to snuggle back under the covers, for just one more minute 😉  But, today, I did not do it. Part of my fast (denying my flesh… Continue Reading →

21 Days of Prayer – Day 4

What happens when we pray for something big, but God doesn’t give the answer we want? Maybe He does the exact opposite. Maybe He seems silent. One of my top requests this month has been top on my list for… Continue Reading →

21 Days of Prayer – Day 3

I admitted on Day 1 that I do not have a plan for this prayer series. My intent is to simply pray about it and trust that God will answer. He gave me today’s word not while deep in sacred… Continue Reading →

21 Days of Prayer – Day 2

I have a confession: I no longer make New Year’s resolutions. I used to. But they left me frustrated with a sense of failure. My desired changes for myself just tended to fall flat. A resolution is “the act of… Continue Reading →

21 Days of Prayer – Day 1

Nearly a year ago, the Lord gave me vision for a new adventure. A new calling. A new ministry. Half of me was filled with passion and excitement. But my other side was filled with apprehension and excuses. Start a… Continue Reading →

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