Prayer Devotional: Day 223

And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope. Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. – Romans 5:3‭-‬5 NKJV Today I have hadContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 223”

Prayer Devotional: Day 198

I waited patiently for the Lord to help me, and He turned to me and heard my cry. – Psalms 40:1 NLT The other day I was talking to a psychologist about my Long Hauler’s crashes three times a day. What was validating was that he didn’t tell me that my energy crashes were entirelyContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 198”

Prayer Devotional: Day 165

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance? – Romans 2:4 KJV God is incredibly good to us. The word “good” doesn’t even do it justice. I was proud to unpack several boxes today. It was nice to see theContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 165”

Prayer Devotional: Day 152

The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. – Ecclesiastes 7:8 NIV When remodeling an older home and working with contractors and other workers, delays are inevitable. When my husband and I purchased our home in Tijeras, New Mexico, because it was built in 1984, we expectedContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 152”

Prayer Devotional: Day 147

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. – Ephesians 2:10 NKJV What does it mean to do good works? Is it tithing 10% of our increase to the church alone? Is it doing good work at our jobs? Is itContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 147”

Prayer Devotional: Day 143

Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. – Ephesians 5:17 NKJV Sometimes things don’t go according to our plans. My contractor had a death in the family, so he had to delay finishing the carpet removal from the home in Tijeras till Monday. The Lord brings comfort toContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 143”

Prayer Devotional: Day 129

Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures allContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 129”

Prayer Devotional: Day 128

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. – Ephesians 4:2 NIV I have to be careful that my Italian temper doesn’t get the better of me. I am half Japanese and half Italian, and every once and a while, my Italian temper comes out. My Japanese side tends towardsContinue reading “Prayer Devotional: Day 128”