Christian women, Faith, forgivness, Prayer

Forgive Me! – The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord's Prayer Reflects our Spiritual Reality Often when we pray, our focus is on physical needs, a family member recovering from an illness, or an upcoming surgery. Jesus teaches us also to pray for our spiritual needs. In the Lord's prayer, Jesus recognizes our fallen nature. God knows that we cannot reach His standards… Continue reading Forgive Me! – The Lord’s Prayer

Christian women, Faith, Prayer

Our Daily Bread – The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord's Prayer Concerns Our Needs The Lord's Prayer first focuses on God's holiness, majesty, and sovereignty. It starts with worship, and our acknowledging who He is. It expresses our obedience or submission and willingness for His will to be done in our lives. It does not end there. It does not ignore our own… Continue reading Our Daily Bread – The Lord’s Prayer

Christian women, Faith, Prayer

It’s Not A Magic Chant – The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord’s Prayer is a beautiful tool that teaches us how to pray. However, it is not a magic chant that Christians should mindlessly repeat. Jesus made an important distinction before saying this prayer. He said, “pray in this manner,” not literally pray these words. The Lord’s Prayer is a model or template for us… Continue reading It’s Not A Magic Chant – The Lord’s Prayer

Christian women, peace, Prayer

Lord, teach us to pray – The Lord’s Prayer

Almost everyone in our culture, Christian or not, knows the Lord's prayer or can at least recognize it. It is recited at secular events and funerals by all attendees. This prayer is vital for all Christians. When the disciples asked Jesus to teach them how to pray, the Lord's prayer was the instruction he gave.… Continue reading Lord, teach us to pray – The Lord’s Prayer

Christian women, discipline, Prayer

Prayer – Spiritual Discipline

Prayer is a necessary discipline, second only to reading the Bible. God has spoken to us through the scriptures and through example that we are expected to pray if we expect to become more Christlike. God hears every prayer we say or think, even if it is weak. Despite the importance of prayer, it is… Continue reading Prayer – Spiritual Discipline

Christian women, Faith, gathering, Prayer

Our Daily Bread – The Lord’s Prayer

The Lord's Prayer Concerns Our Needs The Lord's Prayer first focuses on God's holiness, majesty, and sovereignty. It starts with worship, and our acknowledging who He is. It expresses our obedience or submission and willingness for His will to be done in our lives. It does not end there. It does not ignore our own… Continue reading Our Daily Bread – The Lord’s Prayer

Blog, Boundless Sisterhood, Christian women, Community, Heart, Hope, Love, peace, Prayer, Purpose

Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart!

Thanksgiving is the one holiday that doesn't present itself with a lot of hype and drama. It is truly a day for family and friends to gather together and celebrate with grateful hearts. All that is required is a good appetite, maybe a crowd-pleasing recipe, and a grateful heart. Some years are more challenging than… Continue reading Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart!

Blog, Faith, Prayer

Faith, Hope, and Love – Part 1

Faith, the evidence of things, hoped for … Hebrews 11:1, "Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."N (KJV) The word translated "evidence" is the Greek word elengchos, which often refers to an argument or case. Faith is an argument for that which is not yet seen. Of course, faith doesn't prove something that is not yet seen—only the One who… Continue reading Faith, Hope, and Love – Part 1

Blog, Christian women, grandparenting, Love, Prayer, Purpose

Georgia on my mind ….

Living Your Best Life … Before you were born, I prayed for your safety, health, salvation, peace, future mate, and parents. Now that you are here – I just can't get over how darn cute you are! You got the best of both of your parent's features, and you wear them well. Now, I wonder what… Continue reading Georgia on my mind ….

Christian women, Prayer

Unanswered Prayer

How many times have you prayed for something only to feel that your prayers are unheard? How many times has it taken so long to get an answer that you get discouraged and give up? Beloved, you are not alone. For all of us, at times, it will seem that the heavens are as brass… Continue reading Unanswered Prayer