• 5 Things to Say When You Don't Know What to Pray
    My Circumstances,  My Heart

    5 Things to Say When You Don’t Know What to Pray

    Sometimes, prayers just come natural.  Thank you for this.  Please help us with that.  In Jesus’ name… But sometimes…life falls apart.  The ticking hours press on your soul.  Your heart goes numb, and words fall short. 2 years ago, I had a good habit of praying by my bedside in the morning, escaping the squawking children, milky cereal bowls, piles of school books ready for the day, and housework screaming to be attended to… Just to meet God in the secret, in the quiet place.   Except, when you’re a mommy, it’s hard to have a totally secret place. Here I was, on my knees by my bed—made up with…

  • 2 Problems That Pushed Me Over the Edge
    My Circumstances

    2 Problems That Pushed Me Over the Edge

    I have two big problems that I cannot ignore and that I have no control over.  Problems that have pushed me over the edge, and kick-started this blog.  But we’ll get to that in a moment. First: Paul. Paul is my hero.  “I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content.”  Letter to the Philippians, chapter 4, verse 11.  “I have learned…” How many of us believers on earth today, especially in American culture, can say that we have learned this?  A very few people I have crossed paths with in my journey seem to have come awfully close. And I want what they have. A content heart. …

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