Category Archives: Prayer

our journey with prayer

Brutally Honest

   And the satraps, the prefects, the governors, and the king’s counselors gathered together and saw that the fire had not had any power over the bodies of those men. The hair of their heads was not singed, their cloaks were … Continue reading

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Latest News

We are on an amazing journey This month has been filled with so many experiences. John and I have been worshipping together at our home church here in Los Angeles, Calvary Chapel, Lakewood. We are also very excited as they … Continue reading

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An Ordinary Life by Sheryl Emra

It hurts to see individuals I love have turmoil and pain in their lives There are spectacular miracles like the parting of the red sea, the flood, Jesus feeding the 5 thousand, healing the sick, and his resurrection, but my … Continue reading

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The Normal Missionary Life

  John and I love penguins!  We have a variety at home just like this motley bunch in the picture.  Everyone is different, from the size to the emotions they seem to express.  My life feels and looks like this. … Continue reading

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Interacting with Messy Lives: Choose to listen.

As soon as John and I mention the work we do in addictions, people start talking!! They might share that they themselves have struggles, but more often than not they share the devastation and grief that a friend or family … Continue reading

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Oh dear, I did it again!

I have a wonderful husband. I wish I could be a wonderful wife, but I have to confess that John cannot remotely call me wonderful especially before that first cup of java in the morning. I just talk too much … Continue reading

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Yes, I am still writing!!!!

A good friend asked me about my blogs yesterday and I realized I hadn’t written one since the 10th Dec.  I simply chose to take a break. John and I have had a bout with the flu’ each, been up … Continue reading

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Emotions: they can’t kill you but your reactions could!!!

On our last trip to London, someone asked us to expand our seminar to include a section on emotion. So we did! Emotions are God-given, they help us grieve, they help us express the joys of life and life would … Continue reading

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The Choice to Let God be God

The choice to let God be God in every detail of our lives is difficult and sometimes seemingly impossible.  This road or path is narrow.  When we ask God what He wants us to know in any circumstance, we need … Continue reading

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From Bright Lights of Atlanta to Fear in Wilmington

John and I arrived in Wilmington on June 8, after spending the night in Atlanta. Atlanta Live was a brand new experience for both of us.  John did an excellent job of sharing his heart and story under the bright … Continue reading

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