Category Archives: Prayer

Prayers of the Saints

I attended a prayer meeting Tuesday.  A meeting where I assumed dozens of women would be attending.  I showed up and there were only four.  A bit disappointing, but I wasn’t there for a party.  It was my first time … Continue reading

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How I Want My Heart to Break

The phrase “your heart breaks in all the right places,” streams out of the speakers in my car.  One of my favorite singer/songwriters catches me off guard again.  I want to be the person he’s singing about. But I’m about … Continue reading

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The State of Being

She holds a glass of water up to her lips every time she’s trying not to cry, as if that glass rim can hold tight a lip from trembling, which in turn can keep the tears from spilling.  Life is … Continue reading

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Unfiltered, tired, me

When I started this blog it was with the intention of writing three times a week.  Obviously, that hasn’t been happening.  I’m realizing that hasn’t happened because in my mind, each entry should be well thought-out, written days beforehand, perfectly … Continue reading

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Countering Gosnell’s Deeds with Love

I almost threw up at work yesterday, and I don’t have a hint of sickness.  My gag reflex was triggered when I decided to read through the entire grand jury report of the case against Kermit Gosnell (okay, I only … Continue reading

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Advent Longings

I love the season of Advent. It accurately portrays what life is usually full of—waiting. We’re always waiting for something better to come along, some change to happen, some dream to come true. Maybe it’s a bigger house or a … Continue reading

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Prayer is Not a Last Resort

“Is there anything I can do for you other than praying?” I can’t count the number of times I’ve spoken that, emailed that, thought that.  I want something tangible.  I want to do something that brings forth immediate results that … Continue reading

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