It’s wonderful what Creation can teach us. Did you know that from one of the smallest seeds grows one of the largest trees? The seed of the sequoia is only ¼ the size of a grain of uncooked rice. And yet it grows into the biggest tree, having roots that can cover over 2-4 acres… Continue reading What can we learn from a tiny seed?
I Crave Dignity for all – Five Minute Friday Can’t resist – I found 5 minutes and the word is CRAVE. Oh that word used to mean that I wanted something myself. I would crave recognition. I would crave friends. Thankfully that all changed when I met Jesus – He really showed me that all… Continue reading I Crave Dignity for all
Where’s the Love? by Patricia Day I pray for tried and true discipline and respect to return to human hearts. I am filled with anguish for the ordinary folk. The mothers, fathers, and siblings deeply impacted by terrorism, war, and famine. This world can be an ugly place; made so by the greed and… Continue reading #UTCOP – A Month of Prayer – Where’s the Love?
Sunday Stillness – How is your prayer a time capsule? As I read The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson I pray more. I see my prayers answered. I see God working. I love this statement that Mark makes in this book: Every prayer is a time capsule. You never know when or where or how… Continue reading Sunday Stillness – How is your prayer a time capsule?
How to Pray the Psalms by Janis Cox As I read Mark Buchanan’s book, Your God is Too Safe, I learned to pray the Psalms. Centuries of wisdom tells us that the Psalms give form to and language for the fullness of our lives. ~ Mark Buchanan Pray a Psalm each day. Take them in… Continue reading How to Pray the Psalms
What are the Prayers of Real People? Using the study Rational Worship Janis has her Bible study give her real prayers using a scripture as a starting point.
How Can I Release my Family to God? by Stephanie Nickel When sharing at the Lord’s Table with my church family, my pastor referred to God, “the Father giving us His Son”. Now, that is very familiar to any Christian, but because my heart was heavy for my children: it was good to be reminded… Continue reading HOW CAN I RELEASE MY FAMILY TO GOD?
Can God Really Hear my Prayers? Janis Cox reviews a past post and reiterates that yes God CAN hear our prayers and will answer.
Returning home from a Mission Trip to Poland Jan discusses what she learned and how she changed.
“Steeped Tea” Prayers by Jan Cox I am not a perfectionist when it comes to making tea but I do know tea needs to steep before I pour and drink it. To steep – “to soak in water or other liquid so as to extract its flavour or to soften it.” As I sipped my… Continue reading “STEEPED TEA” PRAYERS