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Have A Silent Night

11/24/2015

by:  Ginger Jurries Dr. David Jeremiah suggests a radical idea for enhancing your Advent devotional time: “In planning for Christmas this year, schedule a ‘silent night’ into your calendar: Repeat Samuel’s prayer:  ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening’ or David’s prayer: ‘Open my eyes, that I may see wondrous things from Your law.’ (1 […]

“I’ll Pray For You”

02/25/2016

Do you ever sincerely tell someone, “I’ll pray for you,” and then forget to pray? I often do just that: I say, “I will pray for you,” or “You will be in my prayers,” and then I get busy with my own agenda. So I have devised some ways to remind myself to pray, and […]

Lament For Parents Of Children With Handicaps

08/28/2015

Oh, my Lord, what now? How can we take care of her? Of him? What of the other children? Of us? My tears are like rain, soaking me. My grief is like acid, eating me. Why did it happen to her, to him? to us? How will we help her? Help him? How can we pay […]

Keep Praying

12/29/2014

We sometimes need a reminder to keep praying for those who need us. I’m a big believer that God nudges us to care for others when we least expect it.  Here are three “nudges” that I experienced recently that helped me to focus on the power of prayer from our mothers and grandmothers. Nudge #1: […]

“They Were Praying!”

02/27/2016

Do you ever check in with someone after a prayer request? Here’s a story from my own personal experience that reminded me how important it is to stay in touch with those for whom you are praying. Do you On a Sunday evening, I told Linda and Walter that I was really concerned about the […]

Caregiving Basic: Pray

04/29/2015

One of the most important and helpful guideline for effective caregiving is to pray. To pray is to acknowledge the presence of God. To pray is to connect with God; so that God can empower us.

Where is God?

07/24/2015

There once was a woman who was very depressed because she did not feel the presence of God.  She kept saying, “Why doesn’t God make me feel that he is here?  How can God leave me so alone? If I could only feel him near and know that he has touched me.” The woman to […]