Crafting Prayers

I stumbled across a phrase in a book I am reading that set my mind and heart on fire, and I want to share it with you.  “Crafted prayers.” Does that stir your heart like it does mine?  The moment I read it, I recognized a concept that I wanted to invest in more deeply. Continue reading “Crafting Prayers”

Transforming Love for a Rebel

Truth is, he was a worthless pony. Truth is, love gave value to his life. An untrained stallion, the pulling pony bullied larger horses, kicked and bit unwary humans and rejected all authority. In the eyes of my pre-teen daughter, he was a dream filled withpossibility. His rebel heart drew out her desire to love—andContinue reading “Transforming Love for a Rebel”

Fresh Look at the Past

Just like the important individuals in our lives, circumstances and traumatic events of life shape us.  What one finds traumatic, another may not; this is personal feeling and is not right or wrong.  Healing comes by placing the past in the hands of Jesus.  There are folks who do that easily–but truly letting Jesus into theContinue reading “Fresh Look at the Past”