Thanks to the social web I get to hear about the needs and concerns of the people I friend and follow: Someone’s mother is in the hospital. A cousin was in a car accident. A friend is getting a divorce. You lost your job. You know people in your social web will care about your … Continue reading Do You Want My Good Thoughts, Positive Energy, or Prayers?
[Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection] The Prayer of the Snowbound Adapted (for fun) from Psalm 69:1-2 (I hope this doesn’t do too much violence to Scripture.) 1Save me, O God! For the snow has come up to my neck. 2I sink in deep drifts, where there is no foothold; I have … Continue reading The Prayer of the Snowbound
Christians pray. I’m a Christian. If you’re reading this, you probably are, too. Do I pray? Do you? We Christians believe God promises to hear us when we pray in Christ’s name. We also believe God commands us to pray seeking His kingdom, His will, and His blessing on our lives. And yet, the ordinary circumstances … Continue reading Why Life Will Fight You for Prayer and Why You Should Fight Back