Category Archives: Prayers for Life

Let’s be honest, you really don’t have time to pray. You’ve got kids, and grandkids, and responsibilities that would make anyone’s head spin. But it is exactly that overwhelmed feeling you are living with that is the #1 reason you should start a daily prayer routine. In this post, find out how.

Are These 3 Things Robbing You of Your Prayer Time?

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  You know the drill. You resolve to set aside time to pray, but then everything that could possibly go wrong does, and prayer time never happens. If you ask me, this is no coincidence. Spending time with God is powerful, and if you haven’t noticed, there is a force in this world that definitely…

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Living with an overwhelmed to-do list? Craving a girl’s night out? In this post, get help on even the hardest days.

Why I Think You Should Take Prayer Off Your To-Do List

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  We’ve all been there — we plan a girl’s night out for weeks, making arrangements with friends, finding a babysitter, and getting things all taken care of so it’s easy sailing while we are gone. Then, at the last minute, something comes up. Maybe your kid gets sick. Maybe it’s your friend. But somebody…

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Do you ever wonder why you feel so overwhelmed with life...why you are living such a hectic life? What if we are all doing it for the same basic reason? In this post, learn the secret so you can start fighting against it.

The Secret Reason We are All So Busy

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  This morning I was sitting in our blue recliner while the rest of the house slept. It was my prayer time — the only time of day when peace seems almost guaranteed and quiet is the norm. I read God’s word, as I always do, and then I sat in silence. That’s when I…

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Ever need to unload your problems? Here's an idea!

How I Let Jesus Take One for the Team

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On the day that my son, Cooper, was finally old enough to play t-ball, he strutted down the sidewalk all decked out in his orange shirt and gray shorts (which were on backwards, as usual, because he doesn’t like to see the drawstring). With his black and red t-ball glove clutched in his little hands, he beamed…

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Have you ever made a huge mistake and then had no idea how to make it right again? This post offers a prayer to help you find peace.

I’m Sorry I Spilled My Pepsi in Your Mouth

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  Oh my goodness, you guys, so I have to tell you this story. Last month when we went to Omaha for Cooper’s cancer treatment, we decided to make a weekend out of it. So the day after treatment, we took the kids to the Henry Doorly Zoo. It’s an awesome place, and we’ve visited…

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Do you ever put distance between God and you because you are embarrassed about your sins? With this post, find a better way.

Confessions of a Spiritually Sick Person

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Last month I yelled at a lady. I didn’t mean to, but I was so frustrated! We had arranged our entire weekend so we could get back for an appointment. When we walked in the door, the secretary said, “Um, we don’t have you down for today.” What?! And on top of that, they didn’t…

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