Category Archives: Giving Thanks

My Fifth #PrayerofChristmas

Let there be living water flowing through us. Do a new thing in us and let it spring forth, spilling over into our families, communities, and nation! Continue reading

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My Fourth #PrayerofChristmas

Let someone else’s testimony of morning joy, of renewed hope, of peace that passes all understanding, saturate their very souls so that they can know that difficult circumstances are not the end of their story. Continue reading

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My Third #PrayerofChristmas

Gracious God, Thank You for Your grace that sustains us and is sufficient for us. Thank You for not leaving us to our own devices but instead showing us again and again Your love for us. We recognize that it … Continue reading

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My Second #Prayerof Christmas

Dear Gracious and Merciful God, Thank You for the new mercies this morning. When we think about all that could have happened between last night’s going to bed and this morning’s rising, we say thank You! What a blessing it … Continue reading

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My First #PrayerofChristmas

Gracious and Loving God, On this first day of Christmas, we give You thanks and praise for the birth of Jesus– Immanuel! Thank You for being with us! Thank You for coming into this world, a refugee born in a … Continue reading

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Winter Has Finally Arrived…Darn!

I spent my undergraduate years at Syracuse University so when I say I hate cold weather, I really mean it! I’m not being overly dramatic or a weather wuss. I’m speaking out of experience, learned the hard way with snow … Continue reading

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