A PRAYER BEFORE THE WORD

On the radio this morning, I heard Alistar Begg use this phrase in his prayer before diving into the Word: “Show me myself and show me my Savior.”   If I hadn’t been on the interstate, I would have pulled right over and immediately began journaling about this beautiful prayer and the loving conviction in myContinue reading “A PRAYER BEFORE THE WORD”

The Gift of Knowing You: Friendship

The Apostle Paul says in Philippians 1:3:Whenever you cross my mind, I thank my God for you and for the gift of knowing you. (The Voice) My sophomore year of high school we moved to Virginia. I knew that in order to make friends and enjoy my high school days, I needed to overcome myContinue reading “The Gift of Knowing You: Friendship”

A Prayer Life Audit

I have always been amazed and, admittedly, a bit intimidated hearing other people pray. Conversing with the Almighty seems to come naturally to my friends—the words dripping off their tongue as calmly and beautifully as wax on the side of a lit taper candle. These prayer veterans don’t seem to stumble over finding the rightContinue reading “A Prayer Life Audit”

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Psalm 5:3 Poem (September 2020)

Psalm 5:3.  “In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”  Breathing in the morning air. I lay my requests before you, Presenting them, lifting them up To your awaiting ears – confidently, expectantly. I will wait to hear your voice, The soft whisperContinue reading “THROWBACK THURSDAY: Psalm 5:3 Poem (September 2020)”