Category Archives: Prayer

our journey with prayer

Thoughts from Tennessee

In Tennessee, John and I had the opportunity to spend some needed quiet time with our Savior.  We stayed at Homestead House, Ooltewah and embarked in a short couple of days retreat, partially silent. As I was asking God, “What … Continue reading

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Happenings!

Last Friday, John and I spent some needed time alone together at Vasquez Rocks.  I love being in open spaces, experiencing expanse and the beauty of God’s nature.  The patterns in the rocks, the diverse sounds of the birds and … Continue reading

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Fix Your Eyes

  Today we invite back guest blogger, Sheryl Emra: Hebrews 12:2  “Fixing our (spiritual) eyes on Jesus”  Hebrews 12:2 It sounds so easy. I have heard it said it should be like breathing in and out. Yet it feels like … Continue reading

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Emotions and Hidden Treasure

 Practically every day we hear of something that provokes feeling in us; intense anger, profound sadness or maybe simply pure happiness over something. What do we do when we are hurt, our child is hurt, a situation is unjust…? Do … Continue reading

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A Safe Place

As I am sitting in a really comfy chair, drinking red velvet french-pressed coffee, pondering the week,  my thoughts are drawn to goings-on this week. It has been a week of highs and some conflict moments.  Also, the realization of … Continue reading

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A Quiet Day

4 1/2 hours by myself.  Just with God.  Our leader encouraged us to simply listen, quieten our noisy brains and be still for the first 30 minutes or so. Not the easiest thing to do!  We have such noisy and … Continue reading

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From the Mountain-Top

One of the parts of our seminar on Overcoming Addictive Behaviors is learning to see life from the Mountain -Top, from God’s perspective rather than from the entanglement and mud of our own minds. Romans 12: 1,2 has been precious to me since my baptism … Continue reading

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Hearing the Words, “I Love You”

When my husband says these words my heart is warmed.  When the God of the universe says these words my heart is not only warmed but transformed.  Have you ever heard God speaking directly into your heart and soul? A … Continue reading

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Choose to Pray

About two weeks ago, John mentioned that he truly wanted to dedicate some more time to prayer for our church, community and missions, including our own journey.  We had been praying before he left for work most days.  For the … Continue reading

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