Lady Reflective Praying Outside

Teaching Someone How to Pray: ACTS

The ACTS Model of Prayer is a simple, yet powerful way to pray. If you are struggling in prayer or desire to go deeper in intercession, ACTS is a powerful tool for moving you into deeper intimacy with the Lord.

Smiling woman dreamily looking out a window

Day Trips for Families

This article mainly describes how I use the TripAdvisor site and mapping program to find various destinations for our family to visit. The examples given do mention specific sites in Virginia and Texas.

Person With Hands lifted in prayer

Partnering with God in Prayer

Are you willing to partner with God? Are you willing to stand in the gap before God for the people of the earth? God is calling us to partner with Him in prayer. May we respond to His call.

My Favorite Gift Books

These are my favorite books to give as gifts to other people. I enjoy giving books for Birthdays, Christmas, Baby Showers or to sow into young people’s Summer Reading libraries. Purchasing books as a friend, as an Aunt, as a Mom and now as a grandmother – brings me great joy!

Woman Sitting on a Bench in Autumn

Type of Woman or Stage of Growth?

Dream: I saw Jesus interacting with three different women. Jesus approached the first woman; sat next to her and held her in His arms; He spent a great length of time with her. Jesus approached the second woman; sat next to her and talked with her for a short moment, then He continued on His way. With the third woman, Jesus simply made eye contact, then kept walking.

What does it mean to fast and pray?

Fasting usually means a total abstaining from food for a certain period of time. Fasting can be for a day, for a week, for 40 days, or to observe a specific holiday. Religious fasting can be a time for humbling oneself; seeking to grow closer