Category Archives: Prayer

Why Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Still Matters

  Today the nation celebrates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights leader, minister, and American activist.  While many children are excited they get the day off school, and a fair number of workers have the day off … Continue reading

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The 20 Second Solution – How to Improve Any Relationship in 20 Seconds a Day

My husband and I have been married for 28 years, and through that time we’ve had been our share of ups and downs.  Regardless of what anyone tells you, no relationship is perfect, no relationship is without moments when one … Continue reading

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Does the Devil Know Your Name?

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The Devil has been coming after me lately. It seems like everywhere I turn, there he is, waiting to strike and send me three steps backward for every one step I take forward. You probably know what I mean. Have … Continue reading

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Are You a Bully Christian?

One of the biggest mistakes we as Christians can make is thinking that somehow we’re more righteous, more holy, more special in the eyes of God than someone else.  Don’t get me wrong, I know how special you are.  I … Continue reading

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25 Words or Less

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  A publisher is holding a pitch contest next week where you have to pitch your novel in 25 words or less.  The winner receives a free 25 page edit, and if the manuscript is in good enough shape, a … Continue reading

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What we Need, When we Need It

I am afraid to look at the online balance of my deferred compensation account.  The stock market’s roller coaster ride of the past week has likely taken a toll on my retirement income, but if I don’t look at the … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Theology

You can tell a lot about a person by the kinds of T-shirts they wear. For example, one of my favorite T-shirts is the one that says,  “Jesus Was a Victim of the Death Penalty”.  Anyone that really knows me … Continue reading

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I Will Never Leave You or Forsake You

One of my favorite scriptures about Hope is Hebrews 13:5-6, which reads for He has said, “I will never leave you or forsake you”, so we can boldly say, “the Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. What … Continue reading

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Our Father

Do you ever find it hard to pray?  I know that I do.  Sometimes the words seem hollow, or worse yet, forced. I know in my heart what I want to say, but the words have a hard time rising … Continue reading

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Beatification of Pope John Paul II Opens Dialogue on Catholic Prayer with (to?) the Saints

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Pope Benedict XVI took the remarkable step of beatifying Pope John Paul II today, an important step toward canonization of perhaps one of the most beloved papal leaders in history.  Typically, beatification follows the acknowledgment of at least one posthumous miracle … Continue reading

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