Prayer Devotional: Day 234

Set a guard, O Lord, over my mouth; Keep watch over the door of my lips. – Psalms 141:3 NKJV Mindfulness and prayerfulness go hand in hand. God created the present, and He gives us each breath as an individual gift. But just because we are breathing doesn’t mean that we are present. We canContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 234”

Prayer Devotional: Day 211

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10 NIV God gives us unique gifts. Each one of us has talent and can share our experience and knowledge with others. When God calls us to serve, we canContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 211”

Prayer Devotional: Day 182

You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. – Isaiah 26:3 NIV Allergies aside, there is something very peaceful spending time outside. My little boy found a patch of snow that hadn’t melted, and he had so much fun making snowballs with it. Trusting that God canContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 182”

Prayer Devotional: Day 131

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it. – Psalms 24:1 NIV We belong to the Lord. He made the world remarkable. When I had passed through Arches National Park in Utah on the way back to Idaho, I got to see a beautiful arch alongsideContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 131”

Prayer Devotional: Day 112

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. – Luke 2:14 KJV One of my favorite lines from a guided meditation that I listen to in order to maintain my equilibrium comes at the very end of the exercise. It closes with: “may you have peace and ease.” PeaceContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 112”

Prayer Devotional: Day 77

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. – 2 Corinthians 3:17 NIV Sometimes our minds are so full of thoughts and worries, that we can’t remember what it feels like to be free of that negative pattern of thinking. The Holy Spirit guides us andContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 77”

Prayer Journal: Day 276

Day 276 You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. – Isaiah 26:3 NIV Peace doesn’t come easily. How many times do our minds wander away from God? Just like in meditation, when we sense ourselves feeling down, we can return our thoughts to trusting in God.Continue reading “Prayer Journal: Day 276”