Ecclesiastes 4:6

Ecclesiastes 4:6 Better one handful with tranquillity than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind. Prayer Lord, I don’t know when I started believing the lie that more is better. More things consumes my time. More activities take me away from those closest to me—and away from time with you. More desires fill me with longing instead of thankfulness, yet even when I receive what I think I want, it leaves me with emptiness inside. Today, Lord, I {Read More}

Job 9:33-34

Job 9:33-34 If only there were someone to mediate between us, someone to bring us together, someone to remove God’s rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me no more. Prayer Lord, for thousands of years before Christ came to earth God’s people longed for a mediator between them and God. What they longed for, I know. What they wished they could see, I have testimony of in your Word. Lord, help me not to forget the wonderful {Read More}

2 Chronicles 30:9

2 Chronicles 30:9 For the LORD your God is gracious and compassionate. He will not turn his face from you if you return to him. Prayer Lord, I’ve been a Christian long enough to know when I’ve allowed my attention to be drawn away from you, and when I’ve set up my own desires instead of yours. When this happens, the first thing I have to do is humble myself and confess. Then, the second thing is to turn to {Read More}

Psalm 67:2

Psalm 67:2 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine on us—so that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. Prayer Lord, nothing inspires me more than seeing how you’ve guided, blessed, and provided for your children. When I see what you’ve done in–and for–others my soul is refreshed, and I think, “My God can do that for me too.” Lord, today I pray that what you do for {Read More}

#WALKITOUT 003: Janet McHenry

My guest for #WALKITOUT 003 is Janet McHenry. Janet McHenry is a speaker and the author of 21 books, including her best-selling PrayerWalk: Becoming a Woman of Prayer, Strength, and Disciple, as well as five others on prayer. She literally walks it out in her small town in the Sierra Valley in northern California, where she walks and prays for the people, businesses, local government agencies, and schools. A retired high school English teacher, Janet says she and her rancher husband {Read More}

Rough Day? 3 Tips for Getting Through

Rough day? Oh man, I understand. Wouldn’t it be nice if life was easier? The truth is that rough days happen. Here is my advice for getting through: Rough Day? 3 Tips for Getting Through: Prayer, Perspective, Purpose 1. Prayer. I don’t know where I’d be without prayer. Throughout the day I seek God. “Please, help me. Give me strength. Give me wisdom. Give me patience, Lord!” I also ask friends to pray for me. I have a network of friends that {Read More}

The Rumor is True (and a special FREE book for you!)

Have you heard the rumor? I have to admit it’s true. I am not a superwoman. Yes, that’s right. I’ll admit it here. The truth is that none of us are superwomen (or supermen) but we try so hard to hide it, don’t we? I know I do. It’s super easy to write a blog about how to encourage our kids. It’s super hard to admit that just this morning I had to seek forgiveness from my daughter for the {Read More}

Thirsts for You | Psalm 63:1

Saturday Scripture Psalm 63:1 O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you;     my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you,     as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. Prayer: Dear Heavenly Father, My soul thirsts for you. My flesh faints for you. Only you can satisfy. Yet how quick I am to look to my family, friends, possessions, or status to fill the longings of my heart. Lord, forgive me for those moments when {Read More}

Long for You Lord | Psalm 130:5-6

  Psalm 130:5-6 I am counting on the Lord; yes, I am counting on him. I have put my hope in his word. I long for the Lord more than sentries long for the dawn, yes, more than sentries long for the dawn. Prayer Sweet Jesus, I long for you Lord. Remind me to always put my hope in your word. I love for the Lord. #Psalm130 @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Are you new here? You might want to subscribe {Read More}

Fruit of the Spirit | Galatians 5:22

  Galatians 5:22 But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things. Prayer Abba Father, I need your Holy Spirit to produce fruit in my life. Help me to be more loving, more joyful, more peaceful, more patience. Help me to have more kindness, more goodness, more faithfulness, be more gentle, and have more self-control. These are the fruit of {Read More}

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