The Godly Woman’s last defence

The Godly Woman’s last defence “You have arthritis in your back,” announced the medical professional. “But, I am not officially supposed to tell you this, so you should speak to your doctor about these results, ” she quickly whispered. Sitting across from her, I felt the world still and freeze in my mind.

The best way to learn how to pray

The best way to learn how to pray I needed to know the best way to learn how to pray. And I needed it fast. With debt collectors calling, my health in decline, recently coming out of a horrendous marriage that almost took my life… My life was a mess, but even worse was myContinue reading “The best way to learn how to pray”

Are you God’s friend?

Are you God’s friend? I became fascinated with the story of Moses a few years ago. Moses’ life began in a river swarmed by reeds and thickets of bulrushes. At a time where there was a national edict to kill all Hebrew baby boys in the land of Egypt, Moses’ mother, Jochebed, saw the onlyContinue reading “Are you God’s friend?”

The one disgusting trap for every believer

The one disgusting trap for every believer In Matthew 6, Jesus begins by warning us not to ‘practice righteousness in front of others to be seen’. That rising feeling in your gut where you want persons to see how much time or money you gave to others in need. The boasting of all that youContinue reading “The one disgusting trap for every believer”

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”

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”