IS PRAYER YOUR STEERING WHEEL?

Is Prayer your Steering Wheel? Corrie ten Boom said: “Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?” I have thought a lot about this quote during the week. When exactly do I call on God? I know I should be talking to Him all the time. I have read books and even taught the… Continue reading IS PRAYER YOUR STEERING WHEEL?

BOOK REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS

I have added a new page to Under the Cover of Prayer called Book Reviews and Interviews. I apologize to my subscribers for the first post – went to post instead of page… and then had a bad link. I have offered to review books so I am taking on a new role. Hope you… Continue reading BOOK REVIEWS AND INTERVIEWS

PRAYING OUR LIVES

Praying Our Lives Twice today in the space of about 15 minutes God reminded me about simplicity. First I met a woman who had a garage full of stuff and talked about needing to get rid of things. She knows the need; now she needs the courage to do it. Next I read a post… Continue reading PRAYING OUR LIVES

LITANY OF PRAISE

Litany of Praise by Judith Lawrence Sometimes, when I read the scriptures in my morning prayer time, certain words jump out at me and I write them down in my journal before they pass me by and I forget what seemed so important to me as I read the words.   When I read St.… Continue reading LITANY OF PRAISE

APPROACHING GOD THE FATHER

Approaching God the Father By T. L. Wiens I was blessed in life to have a wonderful dad. He demonstrated everything a father should be. He loved me and showed it through his actions. I could count on his praise when I’d earned it and his discipline when needed. My husband did not grow up with… Continue reading APPROACHING GOD THE FATHER

PRAYER FOR REVIVAL

Prayer for Revival One of the first contemporary worship songs I heard was “Revival” by Robin Mark. Being a new Christian my heart and soul were stirred by these words and the upbeat music. I could picture revival as a train roaring in the distance. I started to pray for this ‘revival of spirits and… Continue reading PRAYER FOR REVIVAL

CONSTANT COMMUNICATION?

Constant Communication? I listened to a speaker last night talk about her trips to Nicaragua. She had thought that the “purpose” of the mission is to dig wells. However, she told us that instead of that being the case – they didn’t even get water on her first trip – an important element of the… Continue reading CONSTANT COMMUNICATION?

THREE INSIGHTS ON PRAYER

Three Insights on Prayer by Grace Fox, reposted from July 28th, 2010 with permission. Prayer is a divine mystery to me so I love discovering new truths about it. I recently ran across this passage and found it contained several keys to a more effective prayer life. “When Elisha arrived, the child was indeed dead,… Continue reading THREE INSIGHTS ON PRAYER