Posts Tagged ‘Prayer’

Jesus said, “Pray Like This”

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When Jesus’s disciples asked Jesus to teach them how to pray, Jesus told them to “pray like this.” But before He shared with them a pattern to follow, He first reminded them how not to pray. Jesus said in Matthew 6:7-8 “When you pray, don’t babble on and on as the Gentiles do. They think their […] Read more…

Four Things to Pray for our Children

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Do we pray for our children? I’m sure we do. But what do we pray for them? Do we pray that they do well in school because we worry about their performance? Do we lift our concerns to God that our kids be ‘good kids’? We can’t help but worry about them. Don’t we, Moms? […] Read more…

How Can I Pray for You?

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When was the last time you prayed for someone? When was the last time you interceded for others? After a week of Prayer and Fasting in the church, I realized that I needed to start interceding for others more. Not that I don’t but there is a burden in my heart to pray unceasingly not only […] Read more…

I Say YES…God’s Answers to Prayers Part 2

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In my previous post,  God’s Answers to Prayers , I shared that God sometimes gives us a NO answers to our prayers. Today, as I continue to reflect on Dr. Stanley’s book,  let me share what he says are the prerequisites to receiving a YES answer from the Lord. God balances His giving to us. He desires […] Read more…

How to Have One on One Time with God

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Have a you considered starting a new habit this 2014? For years now, I have developed this early morning habit of talking with God and reading the Bible. Some people call it Quiet Time or Daily Devotions or simply Praying. What is Quiet Time? It’s a specific time of the day (early morning preferably) where […] Read more…

Blessed in Need

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“Let me ask you something. If someone prays for patience, you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient? If he prayed for courage, does God give him courage, or does he give him opportunities to be courageous? If someone prayed for the family to be closer, do you […] Read more…

Sleeping like Angels

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When we moved out of my parents’ home a couple of years ago, we specifically looked for a two-bedroom house to rent. The kids should have their own room because it’s difficult to squeeze in four individuals in one room. At first, Coby and Jianne were excited to set up their room. We placed their beds in […] Read more…

Answered Prayer

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I have been praying for a specific item for quite some time now. I was unaware that my prayer has already been answered recently until the Lord himself reminded me. You see, I have been asking the Lord to change the heart of my husband regarding a decision we both have to make about the […] Read more…

Quitting Homeschool—Not!

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In my four years of homeschooling Coby, I could no longer count the times I said, “I’m done!” “This is over!” or “It’s just too hard, I can’t do it anymore!” I guess I’m not the only homeschooling mom who felt this way at least once in their entire homeschooling life. Until one day, I […] Read more…

When Will I Go to School?

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Jianne is almost done with school. We are wrapping up her lessons in Preparatory as she would be graduating and moving on to the first grade 1 next school year. It has been her first official year of homeschooling. Official, meaning, she is enrolled her in The Master’s Academy (TMA), our homeschool provider.  When she […] Read more…