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Rooted In Prayer | The Caregiver’s Prayer

Our empty-nest is being re-feathered. What a topsy-turvy season we find ourselves in – somewhere between empty-nester and care-giver to aging parents. Settling into this new role will take some time; another transition from season to season. I found this wonderful prayer for caregivers, written by Bill Dodds, so refreshing. It was accompanied by his …

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MEDIA MONDAY | I AM WORTHY. I AM LOVED.

Life is a cycle of seasons and some are just harder than others, aren’t they? Taking a deep breath gives us a moment to pause and be reminded that we don’t always have to have it all together. We can bring our brokenness and heavy hearts to the one who tells us to be still and lay our burdens with Him.

MEDIA MONDAY | INSIDE OUT

When life turns you inside out, is your first prayer to ask God to change your circumstances? I know that’s often what my prayers look like. It’s been one of those months….again! July was bookended with two hospital stays for my mom and pneumonia for my dad. We were all moving at a pace that …

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MEDIA MONDAY | TRUTH I’M STANDING ON

Im on the edge of fall apartBut somehow Your promisesFind my troubled heart This week’s Media Monday from Leanna Crawford came over the radio the other night on my way home from the hospital. The day was long and hard and I was on the verge of a meltdown. First, dear friends were going through …

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MEDIA MONDAY | THE CREATOR OF THE STARS

Happy first day of summer. When I think of summer nights there are two things that lay at its core of childhood memories for me – the sound of crickets and the stars in the evening sky. It’s amazing how the sense are heightened when we stop to encounter these two awe-inspiring parts of creation. …

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ROOTED IN PRAYER | PRAYER FOR DADS

A Prayer for Dads on Father’s Day Heavenly Father,Today we ask You to bless our earthly fathersfor the many times they reflected the love, strength, generosity, wisdom and mercy that You exemplify in Your relationship with us, Your children. We honor our fathers for putting our needs above their own convenience and comfort;for teaching us …

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DIGGING DEEPER | JOURNAL PROMPTS FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH

GIFTS FROM MY DAD Journaling our thoughts and experiences has a special way of helping us understand those experiences on a deeper level. Despite, the type of relationship you share(d) with your dad, character traits have a way of filtering down the generational pipeline. I hope and pray that this week’s Digging Deeper journal prompt …

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MEDIA MONDAY | GREAT IS THY FAITHFULNESS

“My income has not been large at any time due to impaired health in the earlier years which has followed me on until now. Although I must not fail to record here the unfailing faithfulness of a covenant-keeping God and that He has given me many wonderful displays of His providing care, for which I am filled with astonishing gratefulness.”

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