Praying Scripture – 4/1/2020 – Lent

5 I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits,  and in his word I put my hope.6 I wait for the Lord  more than watchmen wait for the morning,  more than watchmen wait for the morning.7 Israel, put your hope in the Lord,  for with the Lord is unfailing love  and with him is full redemption.8 He himself will redeem Israel  from all their … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 4/1/2020 – Lent

The Gift of a Sleepless Night

I needed to get to sleep, but I wasn’t worried about it. I wasn’t worried about anything. Surprising, actually. I was facing my dissertation defense the next morning, but I wasn’t stressed. I wasn’t worried. My mind wasn’t spinning. I was just awake. And completely at peace. I was surrounded by an overwhelming sense of … Continue reading The Gift of a Sleepless Night

Being Too Careful in What You Pray For

Handle with Care Be careful what you ask for! I’m guessing you’ve heard the saying. If you’re a parent, you may have even uttered it. That saying reminds me of something similar a wise person once said to me: Be careful what you pray for. If you ask God for patience, He will certainly answer. … Continue reading Being Too Careful in What You Pray For