God asks “Where are you?”

When I was about 10 years old, I took my 5-year-old brother on a heist. We secretly picked arm-fulls of fresh, ripe pea pods from my parent’s vegetable

God says come close

My brother’s job, as a policeman with firearms training, occasionally required him to do bodyguard work for Queen Elizabeth II when she came to her Sandringham estate on

Advent Prayers

As a child, on the first day of December I would receive an advent calendar. Each day up to December 25, I opened a little door on the

Creating an attitude of gratitude

“Thankful.” “Grateful. “Joyful.” These words protected my fingers from my steaming hot beverage. Printed on the sleeve wrapped around my take-out drink, they also got me thinking.   It’s

A Prayer Strategy for When You’re Troubled

Worry and sleeplessness seem to go hand-in-hand. Just this last week, running through the details a big event coming up left me tossing and turning, and rearranging my

Prayer Inspired by Christian Meditation

I am delighted to welcome Sarah Geringer as guest on my blog. Sarah and I have known each other for a number of years through Proverbs 31 Ministries’

When Prayer is a Love Language

Welcome to my guest, Lisa Appelo, who is reminding us that prayer is more than a discipline. Lisa shows us that prayer is part of the love relationship

A prayer for When You Need to Trust God

Have you ever considered how much trust we put in people each day? We depend on the barista to give us the best caffeinated coffee they can make.

Goodbye Anxiety, Hello Joy!

I’m delighted to welcome fellow contributing author, Colette Schaffer, of Whispers of Grace to be sharing with us on the comfort we receive when turning to God our

A Prayer for When We Need Justice

Sometimes I just want to put things right. I want to step in and dispense a dose of justice. Whether it’s, still many years later, confronting the “friends”