Learning to Pray

As I mentioned before, I have been a church goer my entire life and have practiced Christianity in many different forms, so I would be appalled if my little blog were to lead someone towards  religiosity.  I believe that this bondage is perhaps the worst of all because it masquerades as a form of … Read more about Learning to Pray

Prayer requires persistence

As I have listened to John Eldredge’s CD series on “The Hope of Prayer”, I have found little practical gems about prayer that have strengthened my resolve to pray.  One of these gems came when John described how Jesus raising Lazarus in Luke 18. Jesus looked to heaven and prayed to the Father to … Read more about Prayer requires persistence

Praying Momma

The Symptoms I was first concerned for my daughter her kindergarten year, a year I was teaching her at home.  She had trouble learning and trouble remembering.  She would learn to write her name only to forget it the next week. We placed her in a classroom for the first time in first grade, and … Read more about Praying Momma

Healing our duplicity

My little daughter and I have been reading the gospel of Mark together every morning.  The other day we read the following verses: “If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.  If a house is divided against itself, that house cannot stand.”  (Mark 3:24-25)  I was explaining to … Read more about Healing our duplicity

Taming the Cobra

Like many trauma survivors, I used to suffer from a myriad of emotions such as anger, anxiety, and depression.  I was in pain all of the time.  What motivated me to change; however, was not the emotional pain, but rather the destructive results to my character.  I did not like myself, or rather the … Read more about Taming the Cobra

12 Life Saving Steps

Dallas Refers to the twelve step program as a life saving program.  I couldn’t agree more.  I thought it would be appropriate to review them as part of my last several blogs.  (Types of addictions and A very personal story).  I have linked some of my own blog posts to some of the steps as an … Read more about 12 Life Saving Steps

More about training children to practice the spiritual disciplines

I am reading a new book by Richard Foster’s son, Nathan Foster.  I cannot say enough good things about it.  I highly recommend buying and reading, “The making of an ordinary saint: My journey from frustration to joy with the spiritual disciplines”.  I have only read three  chapters (submission, … Read more about More about training children to practice the spiritual disciplines