Dead Prayers

Dead Prayers I am tired of mumbling dead prayers. Even worse, my fears of praying dead prayers to others is something that plagued me for years. In our bible study session tonight, where we were focusing on prayer, we had a great discussion that sparked my desire to share with you.

Success in a toxic culture: 4 Life Lessons from Daniel

Success in a toxic culture: 4 Life Lessons from Daniel Success in a toxic culture: 4 Life Lessons from Daniel. Scrolling through my social media feed, my hand paused over a headline: The Turbulent and Toxic State of the Nation’s Work Culture. This is not a topic that would excite me to dig deeper, butContinue reading “Success in a toxic culture: 4 Life Lessons from Daniel”

How to pray powerfully

How to pray powerfully How to pray powerfully. The statement on the promotional flyer made me stop to read more. I wanted to understand how to do this. You may have read my earlier blog post where I admitted my fear of public praying and the steps I took to help me improve in thatContinue reading “How to pray powerfully”

Jesus stops for you

Jesus stops for you Ten more minutes. I only have ten more minutes. “You can do this” I recite in my head as I wiggle in my seat and roll my shoulders back. Gripping the steering wheel I press down on the gas and with a glaring focus, I speed along the highway. Thanking GodContinue reading “Jesus stops for you”

The most important lesson for every successful woman

The most important lesson for every successful woman Walking into the room filled with anxiety and excitement, I pondered who would give me the best response to the question in my heart, “what is the most important lesson for every successful woman?”. An introvert at heart, I did not relish the idea of walking upContinue reading “The most important lesson for every successful woman”

Stealing from your own

Stealing from your own “Say what now?” I asked. I could feel anger building up in me as I heard the teenager’s story. Jumping on a call with my friend who was reminding me that I was meeting with a young lady to help her with her resume, we started reminiscing about our younger daysContinue reading “Stealing from your own”

Godly Woman Characteristic (Series): Not Malicious

Godly Woman Characteristic (Series): Not malicious Godly Woman Characteristic (Series): Not Malicious. The previous post in this series can be found here. Like the ungodly they maliciously mocked; they gnashed their teeth at me. – Psalm 35:16 “Hmmm. Maybe a little of this…” said my niece, muttering to herself in the kitchen. “Oh yes, some ofContinue reading “Godly Woman Characteristic (Series): Not Malicious”

Four steps to overcoming fear of praying in public

Four steps to overcoming fear of praying in public “Please don’t pick me. Don’t pick me. Don’t pick me!” I lowered my head down in fear as watchful eyes scanned the room and the mantra of “Don’t pick me” chanted in my mind. It was the end of our bible study meeting and the leaderContinue reading “Four steps to overcoming fear of praying in public”

What the Lord Hates

What the Lord hates “What the Lord hates” excerpt from Silent God: Know why God does not answer “Are you doing what God hates?” read the billboard. “Huh,” I wondered to myself, “that is actually a pretty scary thought.” As I was driving back to my hotel on a business trip in the back ofContinue reading “What the Lord Hates”

Practice what you preach

Practice what you preach ‘Practice what you preach’ is a famous idiom that I have heard over the years, but it surprised me to find that the origins came from the Bible. So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practiceContinue reading “Practice what you preach”