Tag: prayer

When the Answer is No…


Are you praying for something, and no matter how long you’ve been praying, or how sincere and passionate your prayers, God seems to say “No”?

How difficult is it to accept “No” as his answer?

I’ll confess, for me continue here

When Injustice Seems to Rule the Day


Jesus Christ demands that his disciple does not allow even the slightest trace of resentment when faced with tyranny and injustice.  — Oswald Chambers

Not even the slightest trace of resentment? In this day and age?

How do we continue reading here

When We Don’t Get What We Want

But I don’t want that!

What do you want?

Ice cream.

You can’t have ice cream for breakfast, you have to eat something healthy.

I don’t want something healthy, I want ice cream. I only like ice cream.

This is better for you.

I won’t eat it. I will only eat ice cream. I’d rather starve.

Just about every parent of a child older than three has had this conversation. What will you continue here

When Both Prayer and Gun Legislation Fail… What’s left?

Another Shooting. Another Call for Prayer. Another Call for Gun Legislation. Why is this still happening?

In a social media exchange this week, I was challenged by a gun legislation proponent with this, continue here

Christmas Forgiveness

post241graphic1If I were to ask you what is your favorite thing about Christmas, some of you would respond: Family. If I were to ask what do you dread most, some of you would say: Family.

This past week, in conversations with friends, continue reading here