You and I are Praying People Waiting on God

My word for this year is “Celebrate.” I’ve wanted to keep things light and fun, enjoying the well-known and little-known holidays that happen every day. But these past few weeks I’ve seen so many hurting people. Praying people waiting on God. People with: broken relationships.financial problems.serious illness.overwhelming pain.broken hearts.worry.depression.anxiety. And the list could go on…

New Year Prayer

Father, We have closed the calendar on 2012 and opened 2013. The pages are blank and full of wonder to us, but not to You. You see every event, hear every word, and understand every attached emotion. You know every success we will celebrate, and each failure we will grieve. You are already covering each…

The Gift of Help

I’m stubborn.  Not so much with people, but with projects, technology, and anything that can be thought of as a puzzle.  I tend to believe I can “do it myself,” and I will stubbornly work at something until I either fix it or I am so overwhelmed and agitated I have to give in and…

Humble and Gentle

Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy to bear, and the…

Psalm 9

I will praise You, Lord, with all my heart;     I will tell of all the marvelous things You have done.  I will be filled with joy because of You.     I will sing praises to Your name, O Most High. Psalm 9:1-2 The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.  Those who know Your…