Category Archives: prayer

SATURDAY PRAYER

Dear, Lord, Some days I feel like I can do all things through your bounty and grace.  There are also days when I feel overloaded with worry.  I think a lot about those I love – family, dear friends, those … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear Holy, Risen, Savior, GOD, As I look forward to celebrating your ascension into heaven, I can’t help but imagine what it will be like when you return.  You’ve promised in your Holy Word that you will return to us … Continue reading

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MONDAY PRAYER

Good morning, Heavenly Father.  I just want to thank you for getting me through the past week.  There were some surprises along the way – both good and bad, but you’ve taught me to accept these things and know that you’re … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear, Risen Savior, Brother and Friend, Jesus, I come to you this Sunday after Easter with a heavy heart.  I like many others in this world have grown impatient.  I find myself becoming angry that I can’t be with my … Continue reading

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DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

There are a ton of little problems we face every day. They may become mind boggling if we let them.  For example: A fitted bed sheet that doesn’t fit. Having to pee as soon as you’re snuggled into bed. Trying … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

  Dear, Holy, Father, You have set before us a new day, filled with sunshine and hope.  As I think about the events of the past week, my heart has been slightly on a roller coaster trekking uphill one day … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

Dear, Heavenly, Father, As the week winds down, I come to you with a mind filled with anxious thoughts.  I know that you’ve told me not to be anxious about anything – that you’re in control and with me every … Continue reading

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LORD, HEAR MY PRAYER

Do you pray on a daily basis?  Maybe you pray before meals or upon going to sleep each night.  Maybe your prayers are sporadic and often forgotten.  Did you know that even calling out God’s name is in effect a … Continue reading

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SATURDAY PRAYER

Every day of the week is important.  When we think about how long it took God to create the world, the universe, the seas and air and all things within them, it is not only unbelievable, but astonishing.  Our Creator … Continue reading

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WORD FOR TODAY

People often ask me how I come up with things to write about each day.  For the most part, there is no rhyme nor reason to it.  I write things about Christianity, aging, living in troubled times, going through difficulties … Continue reading

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FRIDAY PRAYER

(In response to Julie Cook’s call for prayer and Citizen Tom’s answer.) This has been a week filled with more and more slander, back biting, unethical behavior, the slow but sure death of a country turning further and further away from … Continue reading

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WHERE TWO OR MORE ARE GATHERED

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Romans 12:12 I belong to a small congregation.  It’s truly a family of Christian believers who care about each other.  I ‘ve been a member of a large church body … Continue reading

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IF MY PEOPLE HUMBLE THEMSELVES …

We are a nation divided right now and the only way to be unified once more is to pray for God’s intercession. Our governing leaders have been faced with threats of assassination.  Bombs in the mail are the new message … Continue reading

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ONE ON ONE WITH GOD

I’ve always admired King David and his intimate relationship with God.  He messed up, strayed from God’s commandments, yet he was considered the apple of God’s eye.  I often wondered at some of his psalms and the angry demands he made … Continue reading

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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dearest, Holy, Father, My prayers are often filled with requests for myself or those I love.  Today, I wish to ask you to look on my nation with mercy.  In our short history, we’ve been faced with countless difficulties and … Continue reading

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KNOCK, KNOCK – WHO’S THERE?

Doing door to door sales in the 1980s was always the hardest thing for me to do.  I was never sure what I’d find on the other side, but I kept on knocking on doors until I’d miraculously find someone … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR THE OBVIOUS

Several years ago, when the circus came to town, I was hired as a dialect coach.  The fabulous Cirque Du Soleil had come to Minneapolis.  You may wonder why they’d need a dialect coach.  This circus is known for its … Continue reading

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MONDAY PRAYER

Lord, I ask that you become the center of my life. You give me a reason to get up every day. You motivate me in all my comings and goings. You lift and encourage me when I feel I can’t … Continue reading

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A LETTER OF HOPE

My Dear Child, I know things look bad.  The world doesn’t seem to realize just what a mess its created. There are wars all across the globe.  Children are dying and being sold into slavery.  People flee from their countries in … Continue reading

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JUST ASK HIM …

Last night, as I restlessly made it through the night, my mind slipped in and out of prayer.  I’ve been battling a virus that won’t give up and causes coughing streaks that interrupt anything going on around me. I guess … Continue reading

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