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 The Secret to Reigniting Your Faith

Over the years, I’ve discovered a secret to reigniting your faith—even when it seems impossible:  Continue Reading...

How to Live in the Present

Margaret —  December 25, 2013 — 42 Comments

How to Live in the Present

If only I can get through this season of life.

I just can’t wait until graduation... finances are in order… life becomes easier.

Counting down the days until vacation.

I wish I had a spouse… a child… a family…a job.

I’ve been known to whisper a few of those things before. How about you?

Even as children of God, we can be guilty of wishing away seasons of life. Instead of engaging in the present, our eyes are glued to the future.

We can miss out on the grace available to us right here. Right now.

Today, will you accept the challenge to live fully in the moment?

Here are 4 ways to begin living present starting today: Continue Reading...

A Prayer When Your Tired of Waiting

Grateful for the words of Walter Brueggemann today. Read through this poem as you reflect on the Advent season: Continue Reading...

The Top 4 Prayer Apps for Your Phone--and They're All FREE

Prayer is a spiritual discipline we simply can’t live without.

Through prayer, we express our adoration and affection to God. We make requests or petitions to God. We confess our brokenness to God and ask for forgiveness. We thank God for His presence and work in our life. Through prayer we learn to make our home in Christ no matter what situation we’re facing. [Tweet this]

The 4 Best Prayer Apps for Your Phone

Yet how often do we offer the well-meaning “I’ll pray for you,” and it slips our mind all too quickly. Or carve time to spend in prayer, but dart to daily to-dos.

I recently stumbled across some incredible apps that will encourage and support you in prayer times. I hope you’ll find them helpful. Consider adding them to your daily Advent devotional-- a chance to lift up the requests of others.

Here are the 4 of the Best FREE Prayer Apps: Continue Reading...

What To Do When Giving Thanks Isn’t Easy

Writing to the church in Thessalonica, Paul instructs them to express gratitude at all times.

He writes, “Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Continue Reading...