Category Archives: Prayers for Life

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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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Do you ever feel full of joy one moment and full of dread the next? You kiss your child goodnight and then instantly wonder how you could ever live without them. In this post, get 2 quick steps to help you stay in that moment of joy.

2 Quick Steps to Help You Stay in the Joy of the Moment

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  There is this phenomenon in life that I have come to think of as “building tents.” It’s this idea that when things are going well and everything seems great, we start thinking about what’s coming next. What might happen? What could go wrong? What needs to be done in order to prepare for or prevent tragedy?…

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