Posts tagged with: Joy

Advent the Preparation

This week for Wednesday Worship, Jennifer Wake shares with us how we can prepare our hearts during this season of Advent. Advent by Jennifer Wake I love Christmas and I especially love Nativity scenes or Creches. I may or may...

A Prayer to the God of All Hope

Today we are praying with verses from Colossians 1. “We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you, because we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you...

Prayer of Thankfulness and Praise

Praying with Psalm 86 Today Among the gods there is none like You, Lord; no deeds can compare with Yours. All the nations You have made will come and worship before You, Lord; They will bring glory to Your name....

Giants and Hallelujahs

Giants and Hallelujahs   Giants can represent many things. Fear. Doubt. Anxiety. Sickness. Cancer. Loss. Giants can fill up the sacred spaces in your heart and they don’t like to share. And though sometimes these “giants” are very, very real,...

Prayer for Our Military Children

To one You give green eyes To another a smile that touches hearts. To one You give a sense of numbers to another words to another shapes and forms to another gears and cranks. To one You give energy overflowing...

Questions Jesus Still Answers

The questions and the answers Every year I struggle to get my brain around the fact that Christmas has come around again. Is it really here already? And every year, in the midst of Christmas lists, social bustling, and twinkling...

Perspective

Perspective   Perspective. Such a good word. Something we all crave and even pray for. I know I do. Yet, it is something that can get so easily lost. At least it can for me. Amidst the laundry, the dishes, the...

Redefining Spaces

Redefining Spaces   About three years ago, our family changed. I changed. The diagnosis caught each of us a bit off guard. We had our rhythm and we liked it that way. Well…sort of. You see, we knew she was...

More…I Just Want Simple

More   Crayons. They mystify me. I mean, seriously, how many colors can you come up with already? I just wanted to get the “original” size and scope, you know? Red. Yellow. Green. Blue. Primary colors. Simple. But what was...

God Of Joy

Oh Lord, God of joy soul-flying, heart-bursting joy, We pray for an outpouring of Your Spirit on this next generation. May they be joyful warriors for Your Kingdom May they give You their heart and their song and may they...