Posts tagged prayers for hope
Doubting Your Fears
What we Learn through Jeremiah's Complaints
I used to be crippled by fear. Having been a fearful child, and then having been abused, threatened and stalked as a young adult, my filter saw everything through a lens of fear. But then a series of events began to expose the true nature of fear!
You May be the Answer!
With all my deep feelings, I relate well to Jeremiah, the Old Testament prophet who is often saddled with the moniker, “The Weeping Prophet.” Here’s what I’ve learned by studying his six pain-filled and personal complaints.
Navigating When You Can't See What's Next
So you want to be used by God? Who doesn’t!? Here’s a simple way that you can cooperate with what God is doing — and anyone can do it! Someone may be praying for a loved one right now — and You May Be the Answer!
There is No Try
Ever feel like you can’t see where you’re going? I know I have. What’s next? Where am I supposed to go from here? I may know where I want to go, but I just can’t seem to get there. What we do in those moments is critically important and communicates our beliefs more than we may realize or even like.
Are you trying to find just the right key to open the door to what’s next in your life? Maybe you don’t need a key, maybe you need an ax!
The Secret Place
As the New Year was rolling around, I was feeling more and more dread of starting up my blog once again. As I began to seek the Lord He showed me that, at least for the time being, He wanted the blog to be simpler and more about my personal daily journey
Crossing Dad’s Bridges
Ever want to get away? To escape the clamor of, not only the world, but your own roiling thoughts? I need a place where quiet overtakes my heart, where peace is permitted to invade and where I can be still enough to hear that Still Small Voice that is so willing to speak, but so easily drowned out...
I'm the super organized and efficient type. Some may say control freak, but I prefer to see it as a strength that just needs flexibility! But what do I do when everything in my life looks out of control? What about all the answers for the future that I need?
Do you have "Conversational ADD" -- trouble focusing on the voice of the Lord while you're in prayer? I do!