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Praying for Paris: Victory will be Yours

Photo by Gale E

Photo by Gale E

“No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:37-39 (NIV)

I visited Paris in May of this year. It was an amazing trip, filled with history and beautiful architectural structures sitting in the midst of stunning nature. Continue reading

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What are you praying for exactly?

Teenage girl praying outdoors at twilight. Shallow DOF.

“Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.”  Matthew 7:7-8 (KJV)


One afternoon, one girlfriend called another. The phone call went something like this:

“Hey girl, long time no hear! What’s up?”


“Nothing? If nothing why sound so down?”

“I’m pregnant.” Continue reading


It’s hard not to worry but these 5 tips will help

A place to sit

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6 (NIV)

It’s hard not to worry when life is right up there in your face. As your situation worsens progressively you can even lose hope of it getting any better.

I worried about losing my job – and I lost it. I worried about losing my marriage – and I lost it. I worried about losing a loved one – and I lost them. Worrying (and I did a lot of it) didn’t help me to keep my job, my marriage or my mother. I worried so much it was like a hobby for me. I became a whining friend, a harried parent and a stressed out daughter; definitely not pleasant to be around. Continue reading