Tag Archives | Jesus

Today’s Prayer: Heat

Lord, I did a silly thing biking in the heat, pushing myself, not drinking water, and now my body and brain are rebelling against me. Please help me rest today, to heal, to find comfort in not doing anything. For a doer like me, that’s hard. But I know You are the God of the […]

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Thursday Prayer: Life

Lord, as I go on my bike ride today, I thank You that I have legs to bike, arms to hold the handlebars, and breath in my lungs. Protect me and my riding companions from crazy drivers. As I see the beauty of Your creation, help me pause in my spirit to praise You. And […]

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Wednesday Prayer: Relationships

O dear relational God, the Three-in-One, who embodies relationship in every way. Help me to not pass by the people you place in my path today. Help me to open my heart to new folks, to not become embittered against those I know, to give freely of my time, realizing You hold every drop of […]

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Monday Prayers

Dear Jesus, You are it. You’re the One I wake for. Help me today to see You throughout the day. To hear Your voice. To understand Your nuance. To experience You as I serve You. Speak through me. Listen through me. Minister through and to me. Help me to rest in Your forgiveness, to freely […]

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A Week of Prayer

This week I want to focus on prayer by, er, praying. I guess that makes sense! Here is my Sunday prayer: Father God, For me to say that to You is a huge thing. As a fatherless girl who had a gaping wound only a daddy could fill, You swept me into Your arms when […]

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Drink from the Well

Tonight I bring a message about drinking deeply from the well of Jesus. Please pray that my own heart would be satisfied in Him. Pray I’d hear His voice as I finish preparations. Pray I wouldn’t be too tired, too distracted, too anything. Pray for the writers a Write to Publish that they would be […]

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Raising Her Hands

I’m the weirdo in my little family. I’m the one who insists we venture to the very front of our large suburban church so I can feel more a part of the worship. I’m the one who juts hands into the air, who will stand up when no one stands (in the entire church) because […]

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The Scary Girl Dream

So I had this dream. In it, a girl I once knew sat behind a desk shuffling papers. Each paper was an indictment against me, detailing what I’d done wrong. She showed those papers to anyone who would pass by, and each one would nod, look at me with disgust, and walk on by. Every […]

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An Interesting Read: Flickering Pixels

An Interesting Read: Flickering Pixels

Flickering Pixels by Shane Hipps is an interesting book, discussing not the message, but the way we perceive, exchange and disseminate the message, particularly the media we’re interacting with. Here’s Shane on You Tube with Rob Bell: What I enjoyed: Shane writes in an easy-too-read style. I read the book through on one plane trip. […]

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Closing Statement: American Christianity?

Closing Statement: American Christianity?

Sorry about the freaky white glowing eyes above! Here is what I would’ve said had I had the time during the Living Christianly in a Post Christian Culture. We had so much to say, we ran out of time. I pray these words stir and challenge you. **** If I could give every Christian a […]

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