Active listening – How to Control the Mental Racket when I Pray

Active listening – How to Control the Mental Racket when I Pray A lesson on active listening The other day I read a post about being an active listener and how important it can be. I have a head that never stops thinking except when I am asleep. And I’m not sure about that either… Continue reading Active listening – How to Control the Mental Racket when I Pray

Five Ways For Stronger Prayers

Five Ways For Stronger Prayers by Janis Cox Read: James 1:6 But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. and Hebrews 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to… Continue reading Five Ways For Stronger Prayers

What Not Pray?

We have a guest post today from Diane at An Extraordinary Day. Thanks for allowing us to print an excerpt. I am hoping all my readers continue on to Diane’s site to read the rest of this wonderful post. What Not Pray? by Diane Have you ever thought that you shouldn’t pray? (click to tweet) Today… Continue reading What Not Pray?


Pray your Lives by Jan Cox Last week I talked about staying in love – based on a sermon by Andy Stanley. He talked about love being a verb – an action word. This morning I thought of prayer this way. Prayer is an action word. But more than that it is something we can… Continue reading PRAY YOUR LIVES


The Shepherd’s Prompt by Mary Haskett Phone now! That was the inner prompting I received as I scurried around my children’s bedrooms, tidying their beds and gathering up clothes for the wash. I was a very new and eager Christian. The summer season lay ahead and a close friend had told me about the Christian… Continue reading THE SHEPHERD’S PROMPT


Musings on Worship and Intercessory Prayer by Peter Black Keynote: God moves us to prayer so that He can move through our prayers. Sometimes it’s a difficulty, some challenging circumstance that our Heavenly Father uses to motivate us to engage or re-engage in a deeper level of prayer. Take Isaiah, for example, in Isaiah chapter 6. During… Continue reading MUSINGS ON WORSHIP AND INTERCESSORY PRAYER


Thankful, Grateful Hearts Last June I met Ann Voscamp at Write!Canada, a conference for Canadian writers and editors who are Christian. God had placed on my heart during those few days my need to write a prayer blog. Ann placed on my heart that there was no need for comments on this blog – it… Continue reading THANKFUL, GRATEFUL HEARTS


Prayers of a Child By  T. L Wiens I’ve always loved fishing. My first catch was a twenty pound jackfish. I was only eight years old and the fish nearly pulled me into the water and caught me instead of the other way around. From that day on, I went fishing as often as my… Continue reading PRAYERS OF A CHILD